Rover 600 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
51.1% pass rate
from 593 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 600 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Brakes (66% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 18% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Rear wheels (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.2% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.2% fail on Components
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
      • 0.84% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.17% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.34% fail on Clevis joint (54 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.6% fail on Stop lamp (98% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.51% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (75% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (71% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Component mounting (71% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 0.17% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 9.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Pipe
      • 0.51% fail on Cap
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Hose
      • 0.17% fail on System
    • 0.84% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.84% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.84% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
  • 5.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.4% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.51% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mountings (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate

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