Jeep Wrangler MOT Results

Registered in 1998
63.9% pass rate
from 299 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Wrangler is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.67% fail on Horn
      • 0.33% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.33% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.33% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.33% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.33% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.67% fail on Lever
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.33% fail on Valves
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
    • 0.67% fail on Towbar
      • 0.33% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.33% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.67% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.33% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.33% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.33% fail on Body
      • 0.33% fail on Other body component
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.67% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage
    • 2.3% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.33% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.33% fail on Mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.67% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.33% fail on Suspension rod
  • 4.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.67% fail on Attachment (22 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Requirements
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.67% fail on Airbags (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers airbag (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition (58% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (72% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.33% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.33% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.33% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.33% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.67% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.67% fail on Locking devices (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (20 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.67% fail on Operation
      • 0.33% fail on Rams
      • 0.33% fail on Other components
  • 2.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth

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