Rover 45 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
51.6% pass rate
from 1,758 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 45 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.34% fail on Joints
      • 0.057% fail on Belts
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Doors
      • 0.74% fail on Other passenger's door (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Door condition (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Catch
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.057% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.057% fail on Door condition
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.057% fail on Hose
      • 0.057% fail on System
    • 0.74% fail on Seats (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.40% fail on Floor (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.057% fail on Panel
      • 0.057% fail on Other body component
    • 0.057% fail on Undertray
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies) (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.057% fail on Switch
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.057% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.057% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Springs
      • 0.057% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.057% fail on Coil spring
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.057% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.057% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.057% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.057% fail on Pedal
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lever (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.057% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.057% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.057% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Spark ignition (27% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.057% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.80% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.63% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (40% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.23% fail on Pump (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Operation
      • 0.057% fail on Other components
    • 0.057% fail on Steering play
      • 0.057% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.057% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.057% fail on Doors
      • 0.057% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors

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