Rover 45 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
52.2% pass rate
from 2,761 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 45 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 13% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Component mounting (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front
      • 0.072% fail on Rear (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage condition (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.036% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.036% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.9% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.072% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Individual lamps (77% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.072% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.036% fail on Lamp
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Front wheels (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.1% fail on Components
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Hoses (42% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (28% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.036% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.072% fail on Condition
        • 0.036% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.072% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage
      • 0.036% fail on Lever
    • 0.036% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.036% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.072% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.036% fail on Cap
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.36% fail on Bonnet (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen (69% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Passengers other (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.91% fail on Vehicle structure (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Chassis (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mountings
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.072% fail on Pump
      • 0.036% fail on Drive system
      • 0.036% fail on Other components
    • 0.036% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment

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