Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2005
56.4% pass rate
from 1,394 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.43% fail on Decelerometer (19 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (28 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.072% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.36% fail on Decelerometer (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.57% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.072% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Brake pads (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.072% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.072% fail on Cable
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.79% fail on Rigid brake pipes (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic systems (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.14% fail on Servos (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Valves
    • 0.57% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.072% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.072% fail on Servos
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.072% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.072% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.072% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.072% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.072% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.65% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.072% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.072% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.072% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 3.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.072% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.65% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Transmission oil leaks (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.072% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.072% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.072% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.43% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.36% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.072% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.072% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.072% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Steering linkage components (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Track rod end (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.072% fail on Other components
        • 0.072% fail on Steering component
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pump
    • 0.72% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.72% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.072% fail on Steering column
  • 7.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Prop shafts (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Prop shaft
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.72% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.29% fail on Chassis
      • 0.29% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.29% fail on Body
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component
      • 0.072% fail on Panel
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.072% fail on System
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Washers (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.072% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.86% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.072% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.072% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.072% fail on Steps
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