Volkswagen Caddy MOT Results

Registered in 2012
73.0% pass rate
from 9,695 tests in 2020
(32% 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.

  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (63% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (65% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp (65% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on All position lamps (82% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical equipment (67% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.010% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.010% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (86% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (86% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (87% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators (93% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type (93% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Individual direction indicators (97% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.010% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.062% fail on Reversing lamps (88% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Reversing lamps (87% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Daytime running lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.021% fail on Rear reflectors (91% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.010% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.010% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.010% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.2% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (17% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (72% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (58% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage (77% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes (32% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (47% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Coil springs (53% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.99% fail on Coil spring (53% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Mounting
      • 0.48% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.46% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.021% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings (51% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.083% fail on Other suspension component (75% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.010% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.052% fail on Macpherson strut (81% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.031% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.010% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (34% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (53% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (46% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.021% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (92% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.010% fail on Cable
        • 0.010% fail on Pivot
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (47% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.010% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (89% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.010% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (88% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.010% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.062% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.41% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (40% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-lock braking system (49% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.062% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.031% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.072% fail on Flexible brake hoses (68% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.041% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (93% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Pedal (96% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Hand lever (80% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.041% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (74% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (69% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.021% fail on Parking brake control (96% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Lever (96% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.010% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility (21% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.031% fail on Window
    • 0.54% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.093% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.010% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.041% fail on Prop shafts (85% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Joints (78% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Front passenger's door (200% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition
        • 0.010% fail on Hinge
      • 0.031% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System
      • 0.072% fail on Pipe
      • 0.031% fail on Tank
      • 0.031% fail on Hose
      • 0.021% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (88% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Body (71% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.093% fail on Other body component (66% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.010% fail on Panel
    • 0.062% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.062% fail on Carrier
    • 0.062% fail on Seats (68% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's seat (85% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.021% fail on Undertray
    • 0.010% fail on Towbar
      • 0.010% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.010% fail on Floor
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (66% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Compression ignition (71% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (89% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.010% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.010% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.021% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.052% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.010% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (66% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
    • 0.083% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.26% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering linkage components (96% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.093% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.010% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic power steering (10 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.031% fail on Steering gear (81% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Steering rack (78% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.021% fail on Power steering (92% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.010% fail on Operation
      • 0.010% fail on Other components
    • 0.010% fail on Steering column
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 0.021% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.021% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.010% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.010% fail on Doors
      • 0.010% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors