Jeep Grand Cherokee MOT Results

Registered in 2012
78.2% pass rate
from 740 tests in 2020
(17% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Grand Cherokee is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.95% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.95% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.54% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.54% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.54% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
  • 5.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (36 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt
          • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.54% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.41% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.68% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Coil spring (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 0.68% fail on Steering gear (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.41% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Operation (19 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other components (40 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.27% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.54% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.54% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
  • 0.41% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
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