Jeep Grand Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2009
69.2% pass rate
from 403 tests in 2020
(18% better than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Grand Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.25% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.25% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.2% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.50% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.74% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.74% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.50% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.50% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.74% fail on Wipers
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.74% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.74% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 0.74% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.74% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.50% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.25% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on System (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
    • 0.50% fail on Transmission
      • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Joints
  • 0.25% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
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