Chevrolet Captiva MOT Results

Registered in 2007
49.0% pass rate
from 624 tests in 2020
(22% worse than other 2007 cars)
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Captiva is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.96% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.96% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 20% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (18 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.96% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Springs
      • 6.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 6.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.64% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 15% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (21 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.32% fail on Decelerometer (19 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (79 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (72% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.3% fail on Transmission (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Joints (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.16% fail on Carrier
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Catch
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.16% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.80% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.48% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Other leaks (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.16% fail on Undertray
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.48% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Steering linkage components (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.32% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Rams
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
    • 0.16% fail on Airbags
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.96% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.80% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
Read the Honest John Review

  • Chevrolet Captiva (2007 - 2015)
    Well equipped as standard. Seats seven reasonably comfortably. Quiet when cruising. Decent diesel engine. Improved facelifted model from 2011.

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