Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2001
48.6% pass rate
from 576 tests in 2017
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage condition (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Presence (29 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.69% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Location
    • 1.0% fail on Panhard rods (59 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (63 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment (197 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (76% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.35% fail on Rear
      • 0.17% fail on Front
    • 0.17% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on Tell tales (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Fog lamp (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Tell tale (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.52% fail on Switch
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Front wheels (63% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake operation (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.52% fail on Operation
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.87% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.5% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Operation
      • 0.35% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Drive system
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
  • 8.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Cap
  • 4.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Engine mountings (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.87% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.87% fail on Chassis
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
    • 0.87% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.69% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment

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