Rover SD1 MOT Results

Registered in 1985
69.8% pass rate
from 63 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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover SD1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt
          • 6.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.6% fail on Lever
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (21 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition
      • 1.6% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition
  • 7.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 4.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering column (30 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering coupling
      • 1.6% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on View to rear
      • 1.6% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition

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