Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.6% pass rate
from 1,222 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 9.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.98% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
      • 0.082% fail on Presence
    • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts (62% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Location
    • 0.33% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Panhard rods (31 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (52 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.082% fail on General condition
    • 0.082% fail on Axles
      • 0.082% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamps (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Headlamp (80% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.082% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.98% fail on Tell tale (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Horn
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.082% fail on Battery
    • 0.082% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.082% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Components (43% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.082% fail on Operation
    • 2.7% fail on ABS (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Condition
        • 0.082% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 11% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Free play
        • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.082% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.082% fail on Pump
    • 0.25% fail on Steering control
      • 0.25% fail on Steering lock (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Tank
      • 0.082% fail on System
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.82% fail on Engine mountings (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.41% fail on Chassis
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.082% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.082% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.082% fail on Seats
      • 0.082% fail on Drivers
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 0.082% fail on Condition

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