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Volkswagen Caddy MOT Results

Registered in 1997
46.5% pass rate
from 129 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 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caddy is unusually good or bad.

  • 36% fail on Suspension (79% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 24% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Wheel bearings (4 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.4% fail on Springs
      • 3.9% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.78% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.78% fail on Mounting
    • 5.4% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame (12 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Macpherson strut (16 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (79 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage
  • 30% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.78% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.78% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 0.78% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 26% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 8.5% fail on Rbt
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 8.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 8.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.78% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 8.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.78% fail on Pedal
      • 0.78% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.6% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.78% fail on Lever
    • 0.78% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.78% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.78% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.78% fail on Brake pads
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.8% fail on Transmission
      • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 1997 vans)
        • 7.8% fail on Joints (200% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Chassis
      • 5.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Pipe
    • 1.6% fail on Body
      • 1.6% fail on Panel
    • 0.78% fail on Towbar
      • 0.78% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.78% fail on Doors
      • 0.78% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.78% fail on Door condition
    • 0.78% fail on Floor
    • 0.78% fail on Seats
      • 0.78% fail on Driver's seat
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 9.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 5.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (5 times worse than other 1997 vans)
        • 0.78% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.78% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Size/type (6 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.78% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering
      • 0.78% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.78% fail on Other components
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates