Rover Metro MOT Results

Registered in 1994
55.3% pass rate
from 351 tests in 2017
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover Metro is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (83% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.28% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid suspension (18 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Operation (33 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Suspension unit (46 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pipes
    • 1.1% fail on General condition (38 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Radius arms (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.57% fail on Front
      • 0.28% fail on Rear
    • 0.57% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.28% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.28% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.57% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.57% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Battery
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Horn
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (53% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 12% fail on Emissions (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on Pipe
      • 0.57% fail on Cap
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.28% fail on Hoses
      • 0.85% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal
        • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Hub components
      • 0.28% fail on Brake pads
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
  • 7.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
    • 2.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.57% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.57% fail on Seats
      • 0.57% fail on Drivers
    • 0.28% fail on Body security
  • 6.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Requirements
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.85% fail on Steering (83% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Steering control
      • 0.28% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate

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