Jeep Patriot MOT Results

Registered in 2009
51.5% pass rate
from 431 tests in 2020
(33% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Patriot is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 19% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.0% fail on Sub-frames (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Sub-frame (28 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (32 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.93% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Axles (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Axle (43 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.70% fail on Suspension rods (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes (60 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Horn
      • 0.46% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Electronic stability control (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.23% fail on Linkage
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.46% fail on Decelerometer (45 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance (46 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.23% fail on Steering play
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.93% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.23% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.23% fail on Sound deadening material
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.93% fail on Transmission
      • 0.93% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.93% fail on Joints
        • 0.23% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.70% fail on Integral vehicle structure (22 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Sub-frame (78 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Sub-frame condition (83 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.23% fail on Chassis
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Undertray
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
  • 0.93% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.93% fail on Attachment
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.23% fail on Anchorages
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