Rover CityRover MOT Results

Registered in 2005
40.6% pass rate
from 303 tests in 2017
(32% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover CityRover is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Fog lamp (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Tell tale (54 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Switch (116 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Individual lamps (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.3% fail on Switch (73 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.99% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 0.99% fail on Horn
  • 32% fail on Suspension (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.66% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 6.6% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Rear (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Front
    • 5.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.3% fail on Condition
      • 1.7% fail on Location (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.3% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.99% fail on Spring mounting (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.99% fail on Trailing arms (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Condition (58 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 27% fail on Brakes (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 17% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 17% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 14% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Reservoirs (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front wheels (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.66% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.99% fail on ABS
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.33% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.33% fail on Cable
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
  • 16% fail on Driver's view of the road (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.66% fail on Windscreen
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.99% fail on Pipe (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on System
    • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner (288 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.33% fail on Requirements
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.66% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.33% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.66% fail on Seats
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers
    • 0.33% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.33% fail on Body condition
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment

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