Jeep Grand Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 1997
55.3% pass rate
from 219 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Grand Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Couplings
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.0% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.91% fail on Attachment
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Trailing arms (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (45 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.46% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.46% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.6% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
    • 5.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.1% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.91% fail on Reservoirs (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Operation
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.46% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.2% fail on ABS
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
        • 0.46% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Battery
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.91% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.91% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.46% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 0.91% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.91% fail on Free play (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Steering box (36 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.46% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.46% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.91% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.46% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.46% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.46% fail on Chassis
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.46% fail on Seats
      • 0.46% fail on Drivers
  • 2.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.8% fail on Road Wheels (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)

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