Rover 75 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
51.4% pass rate
from 5,673 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 75 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 14% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Ball joint (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Suspension arm (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.035% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Springs (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Coil springs (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Coil spring (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.088% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.035% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
    • 0.018% fail on Axles
      • 0.018% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 18% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.035% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (44% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.56% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (47% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (48% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.071% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (74% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Lever
        • 0.018% fail on Cable
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Anti-lock braking system (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability control (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic systems (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Servos
      • 0.018% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.018% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.018% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.018% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.018% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.018% fail on Switch
      • 0.018% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.018% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.58% fail on Electrical equipment (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Horn (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.035% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.088% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.071% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.018% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.018% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.53% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.19% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.44% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.018% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.018% fail on Joints
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.26% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Bracket
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.088% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.018% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.071% fail on Bumpers (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Body (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Other body component
      • 0.018% fail on Body condition
  • 7.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.86% fail on Condition (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Prescribed areas (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements
    • 0.25% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (20% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on View to rear
      • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.4% fail on Steering (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Steering linkage components (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.071% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.46% fail on Steering gear (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Operation
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Other components (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rams (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.088% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition (71% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested (47% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.30% fail on Fluid leaks (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.16% fail on Noise suppression (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.71% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.67% fail on Attachment (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.018% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.018% fail on Anchorages

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