Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 1997
58.9% pass rate
from 474 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Battery
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.63% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.21% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.21% fail on Switch
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (46% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front wheels (84% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake operation (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Gradient hand brake (79 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 8.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 6.1% fail on Pipes (72% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Hoses
        • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.7% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.21% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on ABS
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
        • 0.42% fail on Anti-slip
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.5% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment
    • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Couplings (61 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (65% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs (133 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition (241 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.21% fail on Shackle
      • 0.21% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
      • 0.42% fail on Location
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.84% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Rear
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 0.63% fail on Panhard rods (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (22 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Tank
      • 0.42% fail on Cap
      • 0.42% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.63% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.42% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.84% fail on Seats
      • 0.63% fail on Drivers
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers
    • 0.63% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.21% fail on Body security
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Steering box
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Towbars
    • 0.21% fail on Towbar

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