Jeep Patriot MOT Results

Registered in 2008
48.2% pass rate
from 1,136 tests in 2020
(31% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Patriot is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 24% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 16% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.088% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 4.4% fail on Shock absorbers (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Sub-frames (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Sub-frame (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.88% fail on Springs (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Coil spring (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Suspension rods (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes (33 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.088% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Horn
      • 0.62% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.088% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.088% fail on Cable
    • 5.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Electronic stability control (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.088% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.97% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.44% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (97 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Rbt
          • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.088% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.79% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake fluid (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.53% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.088% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 11% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.088% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Operation (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.088% fail on Operation
      • 0.088% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.088% fail on Steering column
    • 0.088% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on Condition of glass (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Windscreen (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.088% fail on View to rear
      • 0.088% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.70% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.088% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.088% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.88% fail on Transmission (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Joints (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.088% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.088% fail on Joints
    • 0.62% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on System
      • 0.088% fail on Hose
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.088% fail on Body condition
      • 0.088% fail on Panel
    • 0.088% fail on Chassis
      • 0.088% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.088% fail on Undertray
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment
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