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Rover P4 MOT Results

84.3% pass rate
from 102 tests in 2020
(40% better 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 P4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Brakes (6.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (60% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (67% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (60% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.98% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.98% fail on Lever
    • 0.98% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.98% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.98% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (5.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Washers (40% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.98% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system (48% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (95% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components (48% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.98% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.98% fail on Steering play
      • 0.98% fail on Steering box
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Axles
      • 0.98% fail on King pins
    • 0.98% fail on Springs
      • 0.98% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.98% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.98% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.98% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.98% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.98% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.98% fail on Tyres
    • 0.98% fail on Condition