Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2003
56.8% pass rate
from 2,045 tests in 2017
(11% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.049% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.8% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.44% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.098% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.049% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
  • 21% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10.0% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Gradient hand brake (22 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.4% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake drums (26 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.049% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.049% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (26% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Components (27% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes (57% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
        • 0.049% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.15% fail on Cable
    • 0.049% fail on Locking devices
  • 11% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.098% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Linkage condition (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Trailing arms (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Couplings
      • 0.15% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.098% fail on Universal joint (34 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.34% fail on Torque/reaction arms (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Panhard rods (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (41 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.049% fail on Location
    • 0.049% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Axles
      • 0.049% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.049% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on System (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested (75% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Steering
    • 5.4% fail on Steering system
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.34% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.098% fail on Steering damper (29 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
      • 0.098% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.049% fail on Pump
    • 0.098% fail on Steering control
      • 0.098% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.049% fail on Steering operation
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.049% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (72% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.93% fail on Body condition
    • 0.29% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.29% fail on Chassis
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
    • 0.049% fail on Body security
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
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