Jeep Grand Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2005
61.6% pass rate
from 1,122 tests in 2017
(15% better than other 2005 cars)
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 Grand Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Rear lamps (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.71% fail on Horn
    • 0.089% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front wheels (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.089% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.089% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.3% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
        • 0.80% fail on Hoses
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.089% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.089% fail on Operation
    • 2.4% fail on ABS (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.089% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.089% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.089% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Front
      • 0.089% fail on Rear
    • 0.089% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.089% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.089% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
    • 0.089% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.089% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.089% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.089% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.089% fail on Axles
      • 0.089% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.98% fail on Drag link end (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.089% fail on Steering control
      • 0.089% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.089% fail on Power steering
      • 0.089% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 3.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.80% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Tank
      • 0.27% fail on System
      • 0.089% fail on Cap
    • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.89% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.89% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.80% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.71% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Condition
  • 0.80% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.36% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.089% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.089% fail on Chassis
    • 0.089% fail on Doors
      • 0.089% fail on Drivers
    • 0.089% fail on Spare wheel
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