Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2004
45.1% pass rate
from 859 tests in 2020
(16% 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.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 14% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Ball joint (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bar (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.35% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (18 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (24 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.93% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Servos
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
  • 6.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.58% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Joints
    • 0.70% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Engine mounting condition (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Bracket
    • 0.58% fail on Chassis
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 5.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Airbags
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer

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