Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 1997
58.8% pass rate
from 393 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (65% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (81% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (89% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (200% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.25% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 2.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.76% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.76% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.25% fail on Horn
    • 0.76% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Leaf springs (65 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (146 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Leaf spring
      • 0.51% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.51% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.0% fail on Joints
      • 0.25% fail on Halfshafts
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.51% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.25% fail on Towbar
      • 0.25% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.25% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.25% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.51% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Steering component
        • 0.25% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.51% fail on Steering box (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.25% fail on Speedometer

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