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Rover SD1 MOT Results

70.6% pass rate
from 303 tests in 2017
Number of tests by age
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.

  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Rear wheels (82% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.99% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.3% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.99% fail on Pipes
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
    • 0.99% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.99% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Hub components
      • 0.33% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.66% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.66% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.99% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.33% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.99% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.33% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.66% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.33% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.66% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
  • 8.9% fail on Suspension
    • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.33% fail on Front
      • 0.33% fail on Rear
    • 0.33% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.33% fail on Location
    • 0.33% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 8.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Emissions (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Hose
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering control (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Steering coupling (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Flexible coupling (42 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Universal joint
      • 1.3% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering shaft
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Other components
    • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.66% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.33% fail on Body condition
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers