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Rover P4 MOT Results

78.3% pass rate
from 286 tests in 2017
(26% better than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 P4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.70% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.70% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Components
        • 0.35% fail on Hoses
        • 0.35% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.70% fail on Leaks
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Hub components
      • 0.35% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.70% fail on Battery
    • 0.70% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.70% fail on Horn
    • 0.35% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 5.6% fail on Suspension
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.70% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on General condition
    • 0.35% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.35% fail on Location
    • 0.35% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.35% fail on Free play
        • 0.35% fail on Steering box
      • 0.35% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
        • 0.35% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.70% fail on Body condition
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 0.70% fail on Size/type
    • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.70% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (88% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Tank
      • 0.35% fail on System