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Dodge Ram MOT Results

59.4% pass rate
from 96 tests in 2020
(51% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Dodge Ram is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Switch
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.1% fail on Horn
      • 1.0% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 7.3% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 7.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
      • 1.0% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat
      • 1.0% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on System
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 7.3% fail on Washers
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.0% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.0% fail on Leaf spring
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.3% fail on Steering
    • 6.3% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.0% fail on Other components
        • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plates (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth