Chevrolet Captiva MOT Results

Registered in 2011
55.7% pass rate
from 1,586 tests in 2020
(53% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Captiva is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (96% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (57% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.44% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Suspension (95% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension arm (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 5.4% fail on Springs (66% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Coil springs (66% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Coil spring (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (27 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.063% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 13% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (94% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Brake pads (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Brake linings (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.063% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.063% fail on Lever
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.063% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer (27 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance (80 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (36 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Drive shaft (28 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.063% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
        • 0.063% fail on Prop shaft
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.19% fail on Towbar (47 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Towbar condition (140 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.19% fail on Boot lid (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Boot lid condition (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.063% fail on Hose
      • 0.063% fail on System
    • 0.063% fail on Body
      • 0.063% fail on Other body component
    • 0.063% fail on Doors
      • 0.063% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
  • 3.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.063% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.063% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.063% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.063% fail on Undertray
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.44% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Requirements
    • 0.13% fail on Airbags (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.063% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.063% fail on Speedometer
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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