Dodge Nitro MOT Results

Registered in 2008
56.7% pass rate
from 1,052 tests in 2020
(10% 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.

  • 24% fail on Brakes (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (36 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (42 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.29% fail on Decelerometer (22 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (26 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.095% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.095% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.095% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.095% fail on Cable
        • 0.095% fail on Lever
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Hand lever (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Pedal
    • 0.67% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.095% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.57% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.095% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Position lamp (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Electrical wiring (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Horn
      • 0.095% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.76% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.095% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.19% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 10% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.2% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.095% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.095% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.9% fail on Springs (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (40% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Coil spring (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.86% fail on Other suspension component (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.095% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.095% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.095% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.095% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.095% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.095% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.095% fail on View to rear
      • 0.095% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.67% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on System
    • 0.57% fail on Transmission (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.095% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.095% fail on Joints
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.095% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.095% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.095% fail on Doors
      • 0.095% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition
    • 0.095% fail on Undertray
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.095% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 1.7% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Spark ignition (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Compression ignition (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.095% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.095% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.095% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.095% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.095% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.67% fail on Steering (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.095% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.095% fail on Steering rack
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