SsangYong Rodius MOT Results

Registered in 2008
51.8% pass rate
from 114 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the SsangYong Rodius is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (16 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Switch (72 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.88% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.88% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (82 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (118 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Suspension arm (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.6% fail on Other suspension component (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 0.88% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.88% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.88% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (28 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.88% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.88% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.88% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.88% fail on Lever
    • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.88% fail on Brake fluid
  • 15% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.8% fail on Steering play (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
    • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.88% fail on Seats
      • 0.88% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.88% fail on View to rear
      • 0.88% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.88% fail on Washers
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.88% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.88% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.88% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.88% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.88% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.8% fail on Attachment
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  • SsangYong Rodius (2005 - 2013)
    Curious but commodious seven-seater with an enormous luggage area, reasonable enough to drive, cheap to buy with 250,000 mile taxi warranty.

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