Rover 800 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
58.8% pass rate
from 136 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 800 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Brakes
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (92% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.74% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.74% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Operation (29 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Components
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes
    • 6.6% fail on ABS (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.74% fail on Operation
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.74% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Battery
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.74% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.74% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.74% fail on Horn
  • 8.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.2% fail on Pipe (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.74% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.5% fail on Seats
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.74% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.74% fail on Free play
        • 0.74% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.74% fail on Other components
    • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment

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