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Rover SD1 MOT Results

75.4% pass rate
from 211 tests in 2020
(7.5% 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 SD1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Brakes (34% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance (36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (56% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (59% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (24% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (29% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance (33% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pedal (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.95% fail on Mechanical brake components (2.4% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.47% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.47% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.47% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 8.5% fail on Suspension (9.2% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (62% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (3.1% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint (49% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Springs
      • 0.47% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.47% fail on Mounting
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 6.6% fail on Steering (78% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering coupling (24 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flexible coupling (101 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components (28% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (16% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Steering wheel (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Steering column
    • 0.47% fail on Steering play
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment (8.0% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies) (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn (8.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility (1.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Washers (13% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (2.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (17% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition (27% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions (39% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.95% fail on Fluid leaks (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (19% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Chassis (5.2% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Chassis condition (4.1% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on Hose
    • 0.47% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
  • 0.95% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Seat belts (42% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
  • 0.95% fail on Tyres (32% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
    • 0.47% fail on Condition