Rover Metro MOT Results

Registered in 1992
57.0% pass rate
from 142 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover Metro is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (190% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 19% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 19% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Sub-frame
    • 5.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (33 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Operation (65 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Suspension unit (34 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Bellows
    • 0.70% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.70% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.70% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.70% fail on Lever
    • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.70% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.70% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints
    • 0.70% fail on Body
      • 0.70% fail on Other body component
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Dipswitch (17 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.70% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.70% fail on Switch
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.70% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Seat belts (200% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Requirements
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates

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