Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2007
53.6% pass rate
from 1,078 tests in 2017
(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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.093% fail on Switch
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.56% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Battery
    • 0.19% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.093% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage condition (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.93% fail on Attachment (19 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Tie bars/rods (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
      • 0.093% fail on Attachment
    • 0.37% fail on Torque/reaction arms (34 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (27 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.19% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
    • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Front drive shafts (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.093% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 16% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.093% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.093% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.74% fail on Hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.093% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.093% fail on Pedal
        • 0.093% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 10% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.093% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Operation
      • 0.093% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.46% fail on Steering control (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering lock (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering column (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.093% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.093% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.093% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.93% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.093% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.093% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Emissions (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on System
      • 0.093% fail on Cap
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.093% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.093% fail on Requirements
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
      • 0.093% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.74% fail on Engine mountings (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
    • 0.093% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.093% fail on Chassis
    • 0.093% fail on Body condition
    • 0.093% fail on Doors
      • 0.093% fail on Drivers
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Condition

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