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Volkswagen Caddy MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.9% pass rate
from 2,929 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caddy is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp (18% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators (50% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type (50% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters (55% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (29% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp (53% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment (43% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Horn (57% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 0.068% fail on Rear reflectors (83% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 0.034% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.034% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (44% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (94% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover (81% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.5% fail on Springs
      • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (40% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Coil spring (40% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Leaf springs (89% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Leaf spring (86% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.034% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.034% fail on Torsion bar
      • 0.034% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers (63% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (48% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component (76% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.034% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.068% fail on Sub-frames (88% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 8.9% fail on Transmission (97% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 8.5% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts (61% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Joints
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (79% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.068% fail on System
    • 0.44% fail on Body (49% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Other body component
      • 0.10% fail on Panel
    • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (84% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.034% fail on Bracket
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.068% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers (70% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (81% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.068% fail on Door condition
      • 0.034% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.034% fail on Hinge
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
    • 0.068% fail on Chassis (96% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Chassis condition (96% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.068% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.034% fail on Carrier
    • 0.034% fail on Towbar
      • 0.034% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.034% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.034% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance (52% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (47% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.99% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake imbalance (55% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested (78% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (46% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.034% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.31% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.27% fail on Cable
        • 0.068% fail on Lever
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Flexible brake hoses (99% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.44% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal (66% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Air and vacuum systems (10 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Servos (17 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.034% fail on Leaks
    • 0.34% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.068% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.20% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.034% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.4% fail on Washers (45% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (38% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on View to rear (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Mirrors (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Condition of glass (90% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Windscreen (88% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Window
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (93% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (80% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (81% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.79% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.034% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.034% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition (98% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.034% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Fluid leaks (61% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks (57% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.034% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.034% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (56% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (75% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
        • 0.034% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.75% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.75% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.68% fail on Electronic power steering (32 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.034% fail on Steering box
    • 0.068% fail on Power steering (89% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
    • 0.034% fail on Steering column
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas (62% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Airbags
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels (87% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.068% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.034% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.034% fail on Belt(s)/padding