Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2006
48.5% pass rate
from 1,182 tests in 2020
(18% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10.0% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.085% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.085% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.085% fail on Suspension arm
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.085% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.085% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.68% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.68% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.42% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.085% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.25% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.085% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 17% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.085% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.085% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.34% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.085% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.085% fail on Linkage
    • 2.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.76% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Pedal
    • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.51% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 12% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.085% fail on Operation
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.85% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.51% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.085% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.085% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.68% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.085% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.93% fail on Engine mounting (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Engine mounting condition (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Bracket
    • 0.59% fail on Transmission (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.51% fail on Spare wheel (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel condition (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Carrier (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.085% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.085% fail on Door condition
      • 0.085% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.085% fail on Door condition
      • 0.085% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.085% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Undertray
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.085% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.085% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.17% fail on Boot lid condition (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Chassis
      • 0.085% fail on Chassis condition
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.085% fail on View to rear
      • 0.085% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.085% fail on Airbags
      • 0.085% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates

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