Rover 75 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
53.9% pass rate
from 4,943 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 75 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (79% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.4% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.081% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Springs (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Coil spring (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.55% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.081% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.061% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.081% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.040% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Position lamp (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.95% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp (32% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.081% fail on Battery(ies) (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (82% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.061% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance (70% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.020% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.020% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Hand lever (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.79% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability control (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.040% fail on Brake fluid (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Servos
      • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.020% fail on Valves
    • 0.020% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.020% fail on Servos
  • 7.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
    • 0.61% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.59% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.020% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.61% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.020% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.020% fail on Joints
    • 0.53% fail on Chassis
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.32% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
      • 0.040% fail on Panel
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.081% fail on Door condition
      • 0.081% fail on Other passenger's door (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Catch
      • 0.040% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.040% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.081% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.040% fail on Cabs
      • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.020% fail on Floor
    • 0.020% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.020% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (15% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (19% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (19% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Bonnet (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.081% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.081% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 5.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.91% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements
      • 0.020% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.18% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.020% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Pump (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
    • 0.22% fail on Steering column (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.020% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.020% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.020% fail on Steering play
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.020% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.061% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.061% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.040% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.020% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.020% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (71% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (65% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (65% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.020% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.40% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.081% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Noise suppression (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates (47% better than other 2003 cars)

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