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Have you ever owned a Rover 100 series? Did you have to replace any parts? If so, then we would love to hear about your experience of the car and how the replacement parts performed. Leave your comments in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Rover 100 series Overview

The Rover 100 series is classed as a supermini car which was produced by the British automobile manufacturing company the Rover group. The Rover 100 was in production from 1994 to 1998. The 100 name replaced the Metro name which had been used since 1990. These cars are very cheap to buy and handle really well. They are good little cars to drive which are also very reliable. The running costs are one of the major selling points of this car and have a reasonable amount of space for a car of this size. Does this sound anything like your experience of the Rover 100 series?

Rover 100 series History

The Rover 100 series replaced the Rover Metro in 1994. The previous versions of the Metro had been marketed as the Austin Metro, with the Austin name being dropped in 1990 due to low sales. The Rover 100 was not too different from its predecessor but was available with a diesel engine for the first time ever. The exterior was updated to give it a more modern look and the new interior design gave it a more luxurious feel inside the vehicle. The 100 series was criticised for being dated compared with its competitors and the once leading car of this class was now falling miles behind the competitors. This car was finally removed from production in 1998 with no direct replacement.

Model Types

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Fuel Economy

The Rover 100 series was available in 1.1 and 1.4L petrol and a 1.5L diesel engine. The 1.5L diesel engine is the more economical of these engines, offering up to 56mpg. Which engine did you have and how did it perform economically? Always remember to think about the age, fuel type and engine size of the vehicle when considering fuel economy.


The Rover 100 series was available in 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox did you have and how do you rate its performance? We have a section of our website dedicated to Rover gearbox parts where you can begin to search for the gearbox parts for your vehicle.


We have Rover 100 series parts available at great prices. Our vast network of verified UK Breakers has parts for all makes and models and these prices are extremely competitive. You can either enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the 100 series parts page to locate the parts you are looking for.