Chevrolet Captiva MOT Results

Registered in 2008
50.5% pass rate
from 1,647 tests in 2020
(25% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Captiva is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.97% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.79% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.061% fail on Horn
    • 0.67% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.061% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Suspension arms (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.4% fail on Springs
      • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.3% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.12% fail on Mounting
      • 0.061% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.061% fail on Spring saddle
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.061% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.061% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.061% fail on Sub-frame
  • 17% fail on Brakes (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (26 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Decelerometer (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (25 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (27 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.061% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (73% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.061% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
        • 0.061% fail on Lever
    • 2.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Electronic stability control (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Hand lever (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
    • 0.55% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Joints (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Joints
        • 0.12% fail on Prop shaft (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.061% fail on Hose
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.061% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
    • 0.12% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.061% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.061% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.061% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.061% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.061% fail on Carrier
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.061% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.36% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.30% fail on Emission control equipment (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Other emission control equipment (28 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Particulate filter (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 2.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.91% fail on Fluid leaks (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Engine oil leaks (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Transmission oil leaks (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Airbags (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers airbag (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.061% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.061% fail on Other components
        • 0.061% fail on Steering component
      • 0.061% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
      • 0.061% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Condition
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  • 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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