Rover 45 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
50.0% pass rate
from 1,570 tests in 2020
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 45 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Doors
      • 0.51% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.064% fail on Door condition
        • 0.064% fail on Catch
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.064% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.064% fail on Pipe
    • 0.38% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.38% fail on Floor (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.064% fail on Bracket
    • 0.064% fail on Body
      • 0.064% fail on Other body component
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.064% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.83% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings (84% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Springs
      • 0.064% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.064% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Stop lamp (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.70% fail on Individual direction indicators (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.76% fail on Horn
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.064% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.064% fail on Switch
    • 0.064% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.064% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Service brake performance (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.064% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.064% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.064% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.064% fail on Lever
    • 0.89% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.89% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.064% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.064% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.89% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.45% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.064% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.064% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.51% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.064% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.064% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.064% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment
      • 0.064% fail on Requirements
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.064% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
        • 0.064% fail on Steering component
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.064% fail on Pump
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.064% fail on Condition
  • 0.064% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.064% fail on Speedometer

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