Rover 600 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
51.4% pass rate
from 397 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 600 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (88% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 18% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.50% fail on Plate brake tester (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (13 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Clevis joint
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 10% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Joints
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.50% fail on Pipe
      • 0.50% fail on System (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.76% fail on Chassis
      • 0.76% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Panel
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's seat
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.76% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.76% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.50% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (53% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.25% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates

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