Jeep Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2009
60.3% pass rate
from 199 tests in 2020
(8.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Hand lever (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp (98% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (20% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.50% fail on Horn
    • 0.50% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (48% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.50% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.50% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility (10% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3.8% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (15% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (41% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Joints
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (10% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (38% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Drag link end
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (28% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.50% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
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  • 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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