Rover 45 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.5% pass rate
from 2,289 tests in 2017
(8.2% better than other 2001 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 45 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (36% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (36% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Battery (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Fog lamp (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Horn (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.087% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.044% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
  • 20% fail on Suspension (11% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
    • 8.7% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Component mounting (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Trailing arms (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front
      • 0.22% fail on Rear (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Sub-frames (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 0.087% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.044% fail on Location
    • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Front wheels (89% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels (32% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.087% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.3% fail on Components
        • 5.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.087% fail on Hoses (94% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.087% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.087% fail on Operation
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (40% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (36% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake back plates (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Condition
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.044% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.044% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage
  • 7.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions (47% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Tank (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
    • 0.044% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.61% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Requirements
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.044% fail on Installation check
        • 0.044% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 4.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers
    • 0.79% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.087% fail on Body security
    • 0.044% fail on Load security
      • 0.044% fail on Access panel
    • 0.044% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system (40% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.087% fail on Pump
      • 0.044% fail on Drive system
    • 0.35% fail on Locking devices (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.044% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.044% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Condition

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