Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2002
49.5% pass rate
from 824 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Headlamp (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.61% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Horn
    • 0.36% fail on Battery
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
  • 25% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage condition (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Presence (49 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 9.7% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.36% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts (54% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (57% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Couplings
      • 0.24% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.73% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.61% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (41% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes (49% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
      • 0.24% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.0% fail on ABS (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
  • 13% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
        • 0.12% fail on Steering component
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.24% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on System
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (44% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.61% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.24% fail on Chassis
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.12% fail on Towbars
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure

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