Volkswagen Caddy MOT Results

Registered in 2003
52.0% pass rate
from 789 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caddy is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 6.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.6% fail on Rbt
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (55% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.13% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Valves (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (170% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.38% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.25% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.13% fail on Servos
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim (65% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim (69% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.13% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (46% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (46% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (66% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.13% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (60% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Horn (67% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.89% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.89% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (37% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.38% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (59% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.5% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Bumpers (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis (62% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition (61% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.89% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Tank
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.89% fail on Doors
      • 0.51% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 0.51% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
      • 0.13% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
    • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.25% fail on Carrier
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar
      • 0.13% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Loading door
    • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (66% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.63% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.38% fail on View to rear
      • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (11 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.89% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (63% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas (61% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering gear (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components (67% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (72% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Rams
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.25% fail on Steering column
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition