Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2008
52.0% pass rate
from 125 tests in 2020
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (42 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.80% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 9.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.80% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.80% fail on Lever
    • 5.6% fail on Parking brake control (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Lever (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake fluid (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.6% fail on Electronic stability control (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.80% fail on Hand lever
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Battery(ies) (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.80% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.80% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.4% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.80% fail on Sub-frame
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on View to rear (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Mirrors (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.80% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
  • 4.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Joints
    • 0.80% fail on Bumpers
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.80% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.80% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.80% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.80% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 0.80% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.80% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.80% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.6% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.6% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Jeep Cherokee (2008 - 2011)
    Tough and very capable off-road, manual and auto both pull 2,800kg, emissions of 222g/km with manual, leather comes as standard.

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