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Rover P6 MOT Results

77.3% pass rate
from 529 tests in 2017
(22% 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 P6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.6% fail on Front wheels (70% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (62% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.1% fail on Components
        • 0.95% fail on Pipes
        • 0.95% fail on Hoses
        • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 0.76% fail on Brake calipers (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.19% fail on Components
        • 0.19% fail on Servos
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.19% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.57% fail on Horn
    • 0.38% fail on Battery
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Lamp
  • 5.7% fail on Suspension (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.76% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.95% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.57% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.38% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
    • 0.57% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on System
      • 0.38% fail on Pipe
      • 0.19% fail on Hose
    • 0.95% fail on Emissions
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.76% fail on Seats
      • 0.76% fail on Drivers
    • 0.19% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.19% fail on Chassis
    • 0.19% fail on Body security
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.57% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.19% fail on Towbars
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Condition