Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2001
50.8% pass rate
from 329 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 9.7% fail on Suspension arms (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.30% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.61% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Axles
      • 0.30% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.30% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.30% fail on Suspension unit
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.30% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.30% fail on Linkage
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.61% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.30% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Reservoirs
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.91% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.30% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.30% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Engine mounting (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine mounting condition (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Bracket (33 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.91% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.91% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.91% fail on Transmission (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Spare wheel (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Carrier (23 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 9.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.9% fail on Steering (86% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Tread depth (86% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.91% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.91% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.61% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment

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