Volkswagen Caddy MOT Results

Registered in 2012
71.4% pass rate
from 10,060 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2012 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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caddy is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (4.4% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (6.4% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (22% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (3.4% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (46% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (27% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage (61% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (25% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (23% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes (48% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Springs (29% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (29% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring (29% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.020% fail on Mounting (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Leaf springs (20% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Leaf spring (15% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0099% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.0099% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.0099% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers (17% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component (70% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes (26% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Other suspension component (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0099% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (73% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut (4.1% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.0099% fail on Axles
      • 0.0099% fail on Axle
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (14% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type (24% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (82% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device (15% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Dipswitch (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.74% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment (55% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Horn (69% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies) (37% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Trailer electrical socket (50% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Electrical wiring (47% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (78% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Switch (57% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0099% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Position lamp (66% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.040% fail on Reversing lamps (92% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Reversing lamps (92% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.040% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (14% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (2.7% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.020% fail on Rear reflectors (92% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.0099% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0099% fail on Switch
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (3.0% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (3.3% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (3.5% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Brake linings (5.1% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (9.2% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (8.6% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0099% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.060% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (77% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Cable (77% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.020% fail on Lever (60% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (26% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (20% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (42% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester (11% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.0099% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0099% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0099% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested (58% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (53% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-lock braking system (58% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control (28% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control (75% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Lever (75% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.089% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (39% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (32% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.070% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (87% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Hand lever (64% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal (93% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid (22% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.070% fail on Flexible brake hoses (67% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Air and vacuum systems (74% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0099% fail on Servos
    • 0.0099% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0099% fail on Condition
    • 0.0099% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (14% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (9.3% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Condition of glass (2.9% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Windscreen (0.33% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on View to rear (47% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Mirrors (46% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view (86% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet (14% better than other 2012 vans)
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.97% fail on Transmission (74% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Drive shafts (73% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.86% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Drive shaft (83% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Prop shafts (91% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors (26% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door (77% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (83% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Driver's door (14% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.070% fail on Door condition (19% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0099% fail on Hinge
      • 0.070% fail on Other passenger's door (22% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition (23% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0099% fail on Hinge
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (62% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Pipe (40% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (89% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Hose
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers (30% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Body (68% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Other body component (66% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0099% fail on Panel
    • 0.080% fail on Seats (54% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger's seat (7.8% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Driver's seat (76% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Spare wheel (27% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Carrier (11% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting (77% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Bracket (24% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Undertray (34% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.0099% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0099% fail on Other towbar components
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Compression ignition (74% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.57% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (87% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (55% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0099% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0099% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.30% fail on Spark ignition (66% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0099% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0099% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.25% fail on Fluid leaks (20% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Engine oil leaks (31% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Other leaks (39% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Transmission oil leaks (35% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Noise suppression (16% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Sound deadening material (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (67% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Requirements (14% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment (55% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0099% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0099% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (84% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.0099% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0099% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle (38% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates (38% better than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.35% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.099% fail on Electronic power steering (10 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Steering gear (87% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack (86% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.0099% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0099% fail on Operation
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (51% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (13% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2012 vans)