Rover 800 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
53.6% pass rate
from 56 tests in 2017
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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 800 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 8.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 8.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.1% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 20% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 8.9% fail on Emissions
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.8% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.6% fail on ABS (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
  • 8.9% fail on Steering
    • 8.9% fail on Steering system
      • 5.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering
      • 1.8% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 7.1% fail on Condition
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas

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