Rover Metro MOT Results

Registered in 1991
68.5% pass rate
from 127 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover Metro is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.79% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.79% fail on Sub-frame
    • 2.4% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (37 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Operation (109 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Bellows
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.79% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt
          • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.6% fail on Lever
    • 0.79% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.79% fail on Pedal
    • 0.79% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.79% fail on Brake fluid
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission
      • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.9% fail on Joints
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame (54 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame condition (54 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 0.79% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.79% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.79% fail on Towbar
      • 0.79% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.79% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.79% fail on Body
      • 0.79% fail on Panel
    • 0.79% fail on Floor
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (170% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.79% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.79% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.79% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.79% fail on Switch
    • 0.79% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.79% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end

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