Dodge Nitro MOT Results

Registered in 2008
58.0% pass rate
from 959 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Dodge Nitro is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Position lamps (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear lamps (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.5% fail on Battery (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Brakes (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear wheels (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake operation (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Gradient hand brake (101 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.2% fail on Parking brake (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Hub components (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.83% fail on Components
        • 0.52% fail on Hoses
        • 0.31% fail on Reservoirs (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
    • 0.63% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.31% fail on ABS
    • 0.21% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.10% fail on Lever
      • 0.10% fail on Cable
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Location
    • 0.94% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Front
      • 0.31% fail on Rear
    • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Front drive shafts (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (33 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Cap
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust system (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.94% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.73% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 0.94% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.94% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.52% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers airbag (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.83% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.10% fail on Load security
      • 0.10% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.73% fail on Steering
    • 0.31% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.21% fail on Steering control (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering lock (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Locking devices (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
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