Chevrolet Cruze MOT Results

Registered in 2009
60.0% pass rate
from 432 tests in 2020
(8.1% worse than other 2009 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Cruze is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (5.6% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.1% fail on Springs (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Coil springs (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Coil spring (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (9.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (13% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Individual direction indicators (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 13% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance (2.2% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.23% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs and drums (23% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Hand lever (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake control (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Lever (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Driver's view (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (2.8% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (17% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (32% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pipe (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Undertray (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.23% fail on Other body component
    • 0.23% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.23% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Spark ignition (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Catalyst emissions (21% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.69% fail on Compression ignition (50% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2.9% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.93% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Engine oil leaks (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (27% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (84% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.93% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Attachment (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2.5% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates (2.8% worse than other 2009 cars)
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  • Chevrolet Cruze (2009 - 2015)
    Good value for money. Also comes with a six-speed automatic. Decent VCDi diesels. Driver and passenger seats both height adjustable.

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