Chrysler PT Cruiser MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.1% pass rate
from 143 tests in 2020
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Chrysler PT Cruiser is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.7% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Electrical wiring (31 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Rear reflectors (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.70% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.70% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.70% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.70% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt
          • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Electronic stability control (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal
      • 0.70% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.70% fail on Lever
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Condition
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Joints
    • 0.70% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.70% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.70% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.70% fail on Seats
      • 0.70% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.70% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.70% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.70% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment

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