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Rover SD1 MOT Results

72.5% pass rate
from 280 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 SD1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.36% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Linkage (59 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.36% fail on Pivot
    • 0.71% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.36% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.36% fail on Servos
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.36% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.36% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.36% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.36% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.36% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.36% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.36% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.71% fail on Stop lamp
  • 8.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.36% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.36% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.36% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.9% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Springs
      • 0.71% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.36% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.36% fail on Mounting
    • 0.36% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.36% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.36% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.36% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.71% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.4% fail on Steering column (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Pump
      • 0.36% fail on Other components
    • 0.71% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flexible coupling (44 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Steering wheel
  • 5.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Other passenger's door (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition
      • 0.36% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.36% fail on Chassis
      • 0.36% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on System
    • 0.36% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.36% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.36% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 0.36% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.36% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment