Jeep Wrangler MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.0% pass rate
from 168 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Jeep Wrangler is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Side repeaters (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 23% fail on Brakes (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (37 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.0% fail on Brake performance not tested (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.60% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.60% fail on Lever
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.8% fail on Flexible brake hoses (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.60% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.60% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 11% fail on Visibility (89% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.60% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.9% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Other suspension component (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.60% fail on Axles
      • 0.60% fail on Axle
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.60% fail on Springs
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.60% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Joints
        • 1.8% fail on Flexible couplings (187 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on System (28 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.60% fail on Seats
      • 0.60% fail on Driver's seat
  • 6.5% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Drag link end (48 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.4% fail on Power steering (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pipes and hoses (36 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Rams
      • 0.60% fail on Other components
    • 0.60% fail on Steering wheel
  • 3.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plates (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.60% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
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