Rover Metro MOT Results

Registered in 1990
63.3% pass rate
from 128 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover Metro is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.78% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.3% fail on Fluid suspension (53 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Operation (118 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Radius arms (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.78% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.78% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.78% fail on Rear
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (100% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 10% fail on Emissions (200% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.5% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.3% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.78% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.78% fail on Operation
      • 0.78% fail on Leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.78% fail on Pedal
        • 0.78% fail on Anti-slip
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.78% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.78% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.78% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.78% fail on Battery
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Horn
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Requirements
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.78% fail on Seats
      • 0.78% fail on Passengers
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.78% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.78% fail on Steering
    • 0.78% fail on Steering control
      • 0.78% fail on Steering wheel

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