Jeep Wrangler MOT Results

Registered in 1997
58.6% pass rate
from 321 tests in 2020
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Wrangler is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.5% fail on Hazard warning (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.62% fail on Horn
      • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.31% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.31% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.31% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.31% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Brake drums
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.62% fail on Brake linings (53 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (13 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.62% fail on Reservoirs (19 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.62% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.62% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.62% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
  • 10.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Cabs (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Body
      • 0.31% fail on Body condition
      • 0.31% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.31% fail on Panel
    • 0.62% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.62% fail on Doors
      • 0.62% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.62% fail on Door condition
    • 0.62% fail on Floor
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Pipe
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.62% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.62% fail on Other components (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Steering component (29 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.93% fail on Power steering
      • 0.62% fail on Other components
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.31% fail on Steering play
      • 0.31% fail on Steering box
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.62% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment

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