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Rover 200 MOT Results

60.6% pass rate
from 198 tests in 2017
(35% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (87% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Front drive shafts (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.51% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.51% fail on Front
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.51% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.51% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.51% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.51% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.51% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.51% fail on Hoses
      • 1.5% fail on Leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Operation
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
        • 0.51% fail on Condition
        • 0.51% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 7.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Cap
      • 0.51% fail on System
    • 0.51% fail on Emissions
    • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.51% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.51% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.51% fail on Steering operation
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Chassis
    • 0.51% fail on Doors
      • 0.51% fail on Passengers other
  • 4.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Rover 213 and 216 1984
    Sweet Honda engines, easy to drive, good visibility, an air of class and refinement, Vitesse surprisingly rapid
  • Rover 200 Coupe 1992
    Stylish and fun, Honda engines willing, T-Series 2.0-litre quick in naturally-aspirated form; blinding as a turbo