Rover 800 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.2% pass rate
from 201 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 800 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.00% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.50% fail on Cable
        • 0.50% fail on Lever
      • 0.50% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.50% fail on Brake pads
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.50% fail on Valves
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.50% fail on Springs
      • 0.50% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.00% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.00% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.5% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
      • 0.50% fail on Belts
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.00% fail on Chassis
      • 1.00% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.00% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on Pipe
    • 0.50% fail on Seats
      • 0.50% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.50% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.50% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 7.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.00% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.00% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.00% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.50% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.00% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.50% fail on Operation
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 1.00% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.50% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates

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