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Rover P5 MOT Results

82.8% pass rate
from 267 tests in 2020
(37% 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 P5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.37% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.37% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.37% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Other components
  • 7.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.37% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.37% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.75% fail on Other components
      • 0.37% fail on Pump
    • 0.37% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.37% fail on Steering box
    • 0.37% fail on Steering play
      • 0.37% fail on Steering box
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.37% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on Pipe
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.37% fail on Doors
      • 0.37% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition
    • 0.37% fail on Floor
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.37% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.37% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.37% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.37% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.37% fail on Tyres
    • 0.37% fail on Condition