Rover 45 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
49.4% pass rate
from 2,632 tests in 2017
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.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (12% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Couplings
      • 0.076% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.076% fail on Drive shafts
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Component mounting (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.038% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (31% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.6% fail on Battery (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (58% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Individual lamps (51% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.038% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Front wheels (65% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (96% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.038% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 5.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.65% fail on Hoses (54% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.076% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.57% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.11% fail on Wheel cylinder (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.038% fail on Condition
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.23% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.076% fail on Pipe
      • 0.076% fail on System
      • 0.038% fail on Hose
  • 6.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 5.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (89% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
    • 0.076% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.038% fail on Speedometer
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
    • 0.19% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.076% fail on Road Wheels (83% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Attachment

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