Jeep Grand Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2007
68.1% pass rate
from 1,183 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Grand Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.085% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (58% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.085% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.085% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.085% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.085% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.085% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.8% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.59% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.085% fail on Springs
      • 0.085% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.085% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.085% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (53% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.085% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.34% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.085% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.085% fail on Cable
    • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.51% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.42% fail on Lever
    • 0.34% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.085% fail on Pedal
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.085% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on View to rear
      • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.085% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.85% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.085% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.93% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.85% fail on Engine oil leaks (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Transmission (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
      • 0.085% fail on Belts
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on System
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Chassis
      • 0.085% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.085% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.085% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.085% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.085% fail on Body
      • 0.085% fail on Other body component
    • 0.085% fail on Doors
      • 0.085% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.085% fail on Hinge
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.93% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Steering linkage components (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.085% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.085% fail on Steering play
      • 0.085% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.68% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.085% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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