Cadillac CTS MOT Results

Registered in 2005
67.5% pass rate
from 77 tests in 2020
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 cars and highlighted areas where the Cadillac CTS is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 6.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 5.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 5.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.3% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 7.8% fail on Suspension
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 2.6% fail on Springs
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 6.5% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Bumpers
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
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