Rover CityRover MOT Results

Registered in 2004
43.7% pass rate
from 419 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2004 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover CityRover is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 7.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 6.2% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Springs
      • 3.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.72% fail on Mounting (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.4% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut (26 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Switch (83 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.48% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.48% fail on Switch (41 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (27 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (29 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Main beam tell-tale (32 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.72% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 20% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.48% fail on Plate brake tester (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 7.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.48% fail on Brake linings and pads (81% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Brake pads (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.24% fail on Cable
    • 0.95% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.48% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 15% fail on Visibility (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Drive shafts (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Joints (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
    • 0.95% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hose
      • 0.24% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.48% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.8% fail on Spark ignition (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.48% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.24% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Other leaks
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Size/type
  • 8.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Requirements (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.72% fail on Steering linkage components (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)

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