Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2006
51.2% pass rate
from 1,354 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamps (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Individual lamps (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 0.44% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Battery
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
  • 19% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 7.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage condition (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.074% fail on Presence
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.66% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.66% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Front drive shafts (77% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment (37 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.37% fail on Front
      • 0.15% fail on Rear
    • 0.22% fail on Bonded suspension (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Panhard rods (73 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (105 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.66% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.2% fail on Hub components (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.4% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Restricted movement (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.074% fail on Cable
  • 12% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.074% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Steering control (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering lock (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Steering column
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.074% fail on Pump
    • 0.074% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Washers (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.074% fail on Tank
      • 0.074% fail on Cap
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.74% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.89% fail on Engine mountings (23 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.22% fail on Chassis
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.074% fail on Body security
    • 0.074% fail on Seats
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers
    • 0.074% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.66% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate

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