Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 1998
59.9% pass rate
from 703 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (40% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.57% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.57% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.71% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.43% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.4% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (58% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Couplings (55 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Universal joint (40 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.85% fail on Front
      • 0.71% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Leaf springs (81 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (158 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (35 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Shackle
        • 0.14% fail on Anchor
      • 0.28% fail on Shackle bracket (238 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.14% fail on Securing bolts
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 1.00% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (79% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Panhard rods (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Axles
      • 0.28% fail on Swivel joints/housing (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on General condition
    • 0.14% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.3% fail on Components
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.28% fail on Hoses (85% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (86% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.14% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
        • 0.57% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.14% fail on Lever
      • 0.14% fail on Cable
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions (63% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on System
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
      • 0.28% fail on Cap
    • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.71% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.85% fail on Washers (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.85% fail on Steering damper (28 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.14% fail on Free play
        • 0.14% fail on Steering box
      • 0.14% fail on Steering box
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
        • 0.14% fail on Steering component
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Pump
      • 0.14% fail on Rams
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
    • 0.43% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (54% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Condition (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (48% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.43% fail on Seats
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers
    • 0.28% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.71% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.71% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Towbars
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar

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