Chevrolet Captiva MOT Results

Registered in 2010
52.2% pass rate
from 2,468 tests in 2020
(43% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Captiva is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (87% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.041% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.041% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.041% fail on Arm
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.77% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.36% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
      • 0.041% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.32% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.041% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (78% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.5% fail on Springs (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Coil springs (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Coil spring (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage
      • 0.041% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.41% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.081% fail on Other suspension component (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.041% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
  • 16% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Brake pads (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (57% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Cable
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.081% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.24% fail on Decelerometer (24 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.081% fail on Parking brake performance (22 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.081% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (66 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.081% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.041% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake performance not tested (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (58% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.081% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Electronic stability control (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Pedal
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.081% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.041% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.081% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.041% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.041% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.041% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.41% fail on Prop shafts (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Prop shaft (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.081% fail on System
      • 0.041% fail on Hose
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.081% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.081% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Boot lid (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Boot lid condition (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.041% fail on Carrier
    • 0.081% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.081% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.041% fail on Towbar
      • 0.041% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Driver's seat
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Compression ignition (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.041% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.041% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.041% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.081% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.041% fail on Undertray
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.081% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.32% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Other components
    • 0.041% fail on Steering play
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.081% fail on Airbags
      • 0.081% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
  • 0.041% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.041% fail on Anchorages
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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