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Volkswagen Caddy MOT Results

54.0% pass rate
from 202 tests in 2017
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 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caddy is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 11% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Tell tale
    • 10% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 10% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 3.0% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Tell tales
    • 9.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
    • 8.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.9% fail on Horn
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.5% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.50% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Battery
    • 2.5% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp
      • 0.99% fail on Switch
    • 0.99% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 10% fail on Component mounting
      • 5.4% fail on Spring mounting (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Front
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Couplings
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.50% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Shackle (8 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut (68 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (68 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.50% fail on Presence
    • 0.50% fail on Axles
      • 0.50% fail on Clearance
    • 0.50% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.9% fail on Components
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes
        • 5.4% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Valves (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.50% fail on Fitment
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.99% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal
        • 1.5% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.50% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.50% fail on Cable
    • 0.50% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.50% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (86% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Drivers (9 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Passengers
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.99% fail on Engine mountings (8 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.50% fail on Speedometer
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on System
      • 0.50% fail on Cap
    • 2.5% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.99% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.9% fail on Steering
    • 7.4% fail on Steering system
      • 5.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Free play
        • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Other components
        • 0.50% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.99% fail on Steering control
      • 0.50% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.50% fail on Steering column
    • 0.50% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Requirements
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.50% fail on Installation check
        • 0.50% fail on Anchorage's
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.50% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.50% fail on Towbars
    • 0.50% fail on Vehicle structure