Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2003
57.7% pass rate
from 1,827 tests in 2020
(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.

  • 21% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.27% fail on Decelerometer (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.055% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.22% fail on Decelerometer (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance (64% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.055% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Lever
        • 0.055% fail on Cable
    • 2.8% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.44% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.27% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.055% fail on Leaks
      • 0.055% fail on Servos
    • 0.055% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.055% fail on Other components
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Matched pair (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
      • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (46% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.33% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.5% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joints (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.93% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.38% fail on Springs (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
      • 0.055% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.055% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Axles
      • 0.11% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.055% fail on Axle
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Prop shaft (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.055% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 0.99% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.99% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.77% fail on Chassis
      • 0.77% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.27% fail on Body
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component
      • 0.055% fail on Body condition
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.055% fail on Doors
      • 0.055% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.055% fail on Door condition
    • 0.055% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (22% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.44% fail on Bonnet (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.055% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.055% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.49% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.11% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Steering component
        • 0.055% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.055% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.055% fail on Operation
      • 0.055% fail on Rams
    • 0.49% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.055% fail on Steering box
    • 0.055% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.055% fail on Steering column
    • 0.055% fail on Steering play
      • 0.055% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (65% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Catalyst emissions (74% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested (70% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.44% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.055% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.055% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.66% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Transmission oil leaks (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Condition
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.055% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.055% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.055% fail on Steps
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