Rover 800 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
59.8% pass rate
from 107 tests in 2020
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.

  • 23% fail on Brakes (78% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.9% fail on Lever
    • 0.93% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.93% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.93% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.93% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.93% fail on Springs
      • 0.93% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.93% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.93% fail on Horn
    • 0.93% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Seats
      • 1.9% fail on Driver's seat (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.93% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.93% fail on Towbar
      • 0.93% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.93% fail on Body
      • 0.93% fail on Other body component
    • 0.93% fail on Doors
      • 0.93% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.93% fail on Door condition
  • 8.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on View to rear (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Mirrors (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
  • 6.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.93% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.93% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.93% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.93% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Size/type
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.93% fail on Steering
    • 0.93% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.93% fail on Track rod end

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