Jeep Grand Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2004
56.4% pass rate
from 801 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Grand Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.75% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins and bushes (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.00% fail on Suspension arm (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage ball joints (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.75% fail on Suspension rods (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (20 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.37% fail on Axles
      • 0.37% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (23 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (48% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.37% fail on Decelerometer (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.00% fail on Rbt
          • 1.00% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.62% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (97% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pedal
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.37% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Joints
      • 1.2% fail on Prop shafts (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's seat (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.62% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.12% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.37% fail on Chassis
      • 0.37% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.12% fail on System
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Body condition
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.6% fail on Drag link end (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
        • 0.12% fail on Steering component
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.50% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.37% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Steering box
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.62% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.12% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.37% fail on Washers (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition (65% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.50% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.50% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Transmission oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (44% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates

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