Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2000
48.7% pass rate
from 117 tests in 2020
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.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 9.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.85% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 8.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.0% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.85% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.85% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake fluid (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.85% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.85% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
  • 15% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 15% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 14% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.85% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 4.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.85% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.85% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.85% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.85% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.85% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
    • 0.85% fail on Chassis
      • 0.85% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.85% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.85% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 0.85% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.85% fail on Attachment

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