Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2000
48.7% pass rate
from 232 tests in 2017
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 5.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.86% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Location
    • 0.86% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.86% fail on Attachment (71 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.43% fail on Rear
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.86% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.43% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Horn
    • 0.43% fail on Battery
    • 0.43% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.6% fail on Hub components
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on ABS
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (79% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Hoses
        • 0.43% fail on Pipes
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
    • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 0.43% fail on Operation
      • 0.43% fail on Drive system
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.43% fail on Other components
    • 0.43% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
  • 6.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Emissions
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
      • 0.86% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.86% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.86% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Engine mountings (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Seats
      • 0.86% fail on Passengers (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Body condition
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
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