Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 1998
58.2% pass rate
from 591 tests in 2020
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.

  • 19% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (78% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (66% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Decelerometer (19 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance (20 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.9% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.34% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.34% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim (68% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim (78% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.68% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.0% fail on Leaf springs (53 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Leaf spring (77 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Anchor bracket (82 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.51% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.51% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.34% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.34% fail on Axles
      • 0.17% fail on Axle
      • 0.17% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Joints
        • 0.34% fail on Drive shaft (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.17% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Hose
    • 0.68% fail on Seats
      • 0.68% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.51% fail on Body
      • 0.34% fail on Body condition (13 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar
      • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (44% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition (56% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (49% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.68% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Transmission oil leaks (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.34% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Steering component
        • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.85% fail on Power steering
      • 0.68% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rams
    • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.17% fail on Steering box
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (46% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.17% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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