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Rover 200 MOT Results

67.7% pass rate
from 164 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Rover 200 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.61% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.61% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.61% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.61% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.61% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.3% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.61% fail on Body
      • 0.61% fail on Panel
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition
    • 0.61% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.61% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.61% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads
  • 4.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 2.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 0.61% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.61% fail on Other components
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