Rover 45 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
56.7% pass rate
from 776 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 45 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Individual direction indicators (73% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.26% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.52% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar
      • 0.13% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.13% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Floor
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.64% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt
          • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake linings and pads (75% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Brake pads (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
    • 0.64% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.64% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.52% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.77% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.77% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering linkage components (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Emergency exits
  • 0.13% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.13% fail on Anchorages

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