Jeep Grand Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2006
67.0% pass rate
from 1,523 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Grand Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (12% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (7.8% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.72% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Individual direction indicators (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.066% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (11% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Ball joint (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (0.74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7.0% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component (5.9% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.066% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (11% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (27% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (33% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance (30% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (76% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (10.0% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Brake linings (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake control (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Lever (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (8.3% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet (6.8% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Catalyst emissions (73% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.98% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Transmission oil leaks (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Drive shafts (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Joints (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Pipe
      • 0.066% fail on System
    • 0.39% fail on Bumpers (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Integral vehicle structure (28% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.13% fail on Chassis (35% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis condition (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.066% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.13% fail on Body (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component (3.7% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.066% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.066% fail on Doors
      • 0.066% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.066% fail on Door condition
    • 0.066% fail on Seats
      • 0.066% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.066% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.066% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other components (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.066% fail on Steering play
      • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Prescribed areas (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Airbags
      • 0.066% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle (11% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates (10% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.066% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.066% fail on Anchorages
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