Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2007
51.2% pass rate
from 1,017 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Suspension arm
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joints (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.098% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.098% fail on Springs
      • 0.098% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.098% fail on Coil spring
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.098% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.098% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.098% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.098% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt
          • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Electronic stability control (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.79% fail on Lever
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.59% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.098% fail on Pedal
    • 0.59% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.098% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.098% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 11% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 10% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.098% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.098% fail on Operation
      • 0.098% fail on Other components
    • 0.098% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.098% fail on Steering play
      • 0.098% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.098% fail on Steering lock
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Condition of glass (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.098% fail on View to rear
      • 0.098% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Engine mounting (16 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Engine mounting condition (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Bracket (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Joints (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's seat (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
      • 0.098% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.098% fail on Door condition
    • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.098% fail on Pipe
      • 0.098% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.098% fail on Carrier
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.098% fail on Panel
      • 0.098% fail on Other body component
    • 0.098% fail on Chassis
      • 0.098% fail on Chassis condition
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.29% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.098% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.49% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.39% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.098% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.098% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.098% fail on Undertray
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.79% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.098% fail on Airbags
      • 0.098% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
    • 0.098% fail on Condition

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