Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.9% pass rate
from 485 tests in 2020
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 Suspension (43% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Ball joint (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Anti-roll bar (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.41% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamps (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Headlamp (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
      • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.21% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt
          • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Steering linkage components (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
    • 0.21% fail on Steering play
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Spare wheel (42 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Carrier (58 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Chassis
      • 0.82% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.82% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Engine mounting condition (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Bracket
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Tank
      • 0.21% fail on System
    • 0.41% fail on Towbar
      • 0.41% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Panel
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.41% fail on Seats
      • 0.41% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on View to rear
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.82% fail on Catalyst emissions (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.62% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.62% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.41% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates

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