Dodge Nitro MOT Results

Registered in 2009
57.2% pass rate
from 761 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Dodge Nitro is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Brakes (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (57 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (57 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (21 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Plate brake tester (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (40 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (79% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.53% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.26% fail on Lever (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Parking brake control (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Lever (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.66% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Trailer electrical socket (34 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.66% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.3% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Springs (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission
      • 0.79% fail on Prop shafts (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on System (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.53% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Spare wheel (30 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.13% fail on Carrier
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Airbags
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.79% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.26% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Spark ignition (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end
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