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Volkswagen Caddy MOT Results

Registered in 2008
61.2% pass rate
from 6,711 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2008 vans)
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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caddy is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (69% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (55% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage (60% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms (15% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (78% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (37% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs (78% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring (78% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.089% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Leaf springs (96% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Leaf spring (96% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.015% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component (49% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.075% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.045% fail on Sub-frames (76% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.045% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (97% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (65% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (50% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (34% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (34% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (26% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters (56% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.089% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (72% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (72% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.80% fail on Electrical equipment (49% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Horn (59% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.045% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.73% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Switch
    • 0.045% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.045% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.030% fail on Rear reflectors (93% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.015% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 9.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (38% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on View to rear
      • 0.92% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.55% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.3% fail on Transmission (82% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 6.0% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.18% fail on Prop shafts (67% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.27% fail on Doors (51% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.089% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Catch
      • 0.089% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.075% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge
      • 0.089% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.045% fail on Door condition (75% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Hinge
        • 0.015% fail on Catch
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system (67% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Pipe
      • 0.075% fail on System
      • 0.060% fail on Tank
      • 0.030% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (87% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Hose
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.24% fail on Body (59% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
      • 0.030% fail on Panel (80% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.089% fail on Carrier
      • 0.015% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.060% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.045% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.015% fail on Bracket
    • 0.060% fail on Seats (77% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.030% fail on Integral vehicle structure (96% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (96% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Chassis (95% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Chassis condition (95% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Undertray
    • 0.015% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.015% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.015% fail on Cabs
      • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes (52% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.075% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (88% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Cable (89% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Lever
        • 0.015% fail on Pivot
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance (39% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (86% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.46% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.045% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (82% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.51% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.089% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.63% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (50% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-lock braking system (47% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control (58% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (85% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal (94% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.030% fail on Servos
      • 0.015% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.075% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (68% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.045% fail on Parking brake control (93% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Lever (93% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.030% fail on Servos
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (12% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.9% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (63% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.075% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (9 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.030% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.015% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.015% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (37% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.030% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks (59% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks (53% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.060% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.045% fail on Sound deadening material (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (48% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts (80% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Requirements
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.69% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.22% fail on Steering gear (66% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (67% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering (70% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Pipes and hoses (81% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Pump
      • 0.015% fail on Rams
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.66% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Condition
  • 0.015% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.015% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors