Rover 600 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
49.8% pass rate
from 625 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 600 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Brakes (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 23% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 20% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Rear wheels (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.48% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.9% fail on Components
        • 5.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.96% fail on Hoses
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders
      • 2.6% fail on Leaks (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.48% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.16% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.8% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 0.64% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
        • 0.32% fail on Anti-slip
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps (49% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.80% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.64% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Couplings
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 3.8% fail on Front suspension joints (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (47% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Component mounting (45% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.80% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.64% fail on Location (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Fuel system (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on System (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Hose (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 3.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
    • 0.32% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering control
      • 0.16% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (52% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.16% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment

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