Rover 800 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
59.9% pass rate
from 157 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 800 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.64% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.64% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
    • 2.5% fail on ABS
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.64% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (78% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.64% fail on Hoses
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.64% fail on Clevis joint
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.64% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.64% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.64% fail on Attachment
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.64% fail on Rear
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Pipe
      • 0.64% fail on System
  • 9.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.64% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.64% fail on Other components
        • 0.64% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 0.64% fail on Operation
      • 0.64% fail on Other components
    • 0.64% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
  • 0.64% fail on Towbars
    • 0.64% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.64% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate

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