Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2002
56.3% pass rate
from 1,164 tests in 2020
(9.7% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.086% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Electrical equipment (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Horn
      • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.086% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (52% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.086% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.77% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.086% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.086% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.086% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.086% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake performance not tested (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.086% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.26% fail on Brake drums (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.086% fail on Cable
        • 0.086% fail on Lever
        • 0.086% fail on Linkage
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.60% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.086% fail on Pedal
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.43% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.17% fail on Valves
      • 0.086% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.086% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.086% fail on Leaks
    • 0.086% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.086% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Suspension arm (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.95% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.086% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.60% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Axle
    • 0.52% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.086% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.086% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.86% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.52% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on System
      • 0.086% fail on Hose
    • 0.52% fail on Chassis
      • 0.52% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
      • 0.086% fail on Panel
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.086% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.26% fail on Cabs (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.17% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.086% fail on Towbar
      • 0.086% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.086% fail on Floor
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition (44% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (45% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.086% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.086% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.086% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.086% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.086% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.086% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.086% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.8% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.086% fail on Operation
      • 0.086% fail on Rams
    • 0.086% fail on Steering play
      • 0.086% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.86% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates
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