Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.3% pass rate
from 640 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2004 cars)
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Ball joint (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Sub-frames (0.42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component (2.8% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.31% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamps (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (11% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (58% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Electrical equipment (5.6% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Horn (7.8% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Main beam tell-tale (19 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Position lamps (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Position lamp (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (25% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (9.4% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (5.6% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (4.5% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.47% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability control (5.4% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.47% fail on Flexible brake hoses (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Lever (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
  • 10% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Steering linkage components (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
        • 0.16% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.94% fail on Steering gear (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Steering rack (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering (2.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Other components (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (0.032% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (49% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Engine mounting (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Engine mounting condition (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Bracket
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Spare wheel (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.16% fail on Carrier
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Towbar
      • 0.16% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.16% fail on Cabs
      • 0.16% fail on Steps
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (2.9% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (6.9% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (7.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (10% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition (22% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6.5% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Catalyst emissions (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested (45% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Engine oil leaks (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.16% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (25% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Washers (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Driver's view (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (6.1% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.16% fail on Speedometer

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