Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2004
47.9% pass rate
from 1,154 tests in 2017
(9.9% 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.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (24 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.087% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.087% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.69% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.087% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.087% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.087% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.087% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Tell tale (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Battery
    • 0.087% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 23% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 8.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage condition (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.78% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.087% fail on Presence
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.087% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Front (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Front drive shafts (74% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Constant velocity joints (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Location
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid suspension (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension unit (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bonded suspension (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 0.087% fail on General condition
    • 0.087% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.087% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.087% fail on Axles
      • 0.087% fail on Axle beam
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Front wheels (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.95% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.087% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.087% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.087% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.4% fail on Components
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes (44% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.087% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 2.1% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.087% fail on Condition
        • 0.087% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.087% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.087% fail on Free play
        • 0.087% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.087% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.087% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.087% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.087% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type
    • 0.087% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on System
      • 0.087% fail on Cap
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.95% fail on Body condition
    • 0.52% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.35% fail on Chassis
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.087% fail on Body security
    • 0.087% fail on Seats
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers
  • 0.87% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.087% fail on Condition

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