Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2005
50.4% pass rate
from 1,239 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage condition (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Presence
    • 9.3% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Front suspension joints (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.081% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.97% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.081% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Torque/reaction arms (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Panhard rods (32 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
    • 0.081% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.081% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.081% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (30% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (32% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.081% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Tell tale (27 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Battery
    • 0.081% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.081% fail on Horn
    • 0.081% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Hub components (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Brake pads (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.081% fail on Brake calipers
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.081% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.1% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes (59% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 3.3% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Condition
        • 0.081% fail on Anti-slip
  • 13% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.081% fail on Free play
        • 0.081% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
      • 0.081% fail on Operation
      • 0.081% fail on Drive system
      • 0.081% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.081% fail on Rams
    • 0.081% fail on Steering control
      • 0.081% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.081% fail on Steering operation
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.081% fail on Size/type
    • 0.081% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Hose
      • 0.081% fail on System
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.48% fail on Engine mountings (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition
    • 0.24% fail on Spare wheel (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Body security
    • 0.081% fail on Seats
      • 0.081% fail on Passengers
  • 0.89% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment

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