Chevrolet Captiva MOT Results

Registered in 2009
48.8% pass rate
from 1,216 tests in 2020
(41% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Captiva is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 14% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (98% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.33% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.082% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.082% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.082% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 18% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.082% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.2% fail on Springs
      • 5.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 4.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (17 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.082% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.082% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint
  • 17% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Brake pads (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.082% fail on Lever
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.082% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.082% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.082% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt (52% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.082% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.082% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.082% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.082% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (79% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.082% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.082% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.082% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.41% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.082% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.082% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.082% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.082% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.082% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.082% fail on System
    • 0.082% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.082% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.082% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.082% fail on Body
      • 0.082% fail on Other body component
    • 0.082% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.082% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on Airbags
      • 0.082% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Steering gear (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pump
      • 0.082% fail on Rams
    • 0.082% fail on Steering play
      • 0.082% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.082% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.082% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.082% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.082% fail on Attachment
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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