Chevrolet Captiva MOT Results

Registered in 2011
62.6% pass rate
from 1,395 tests in 2017
(52% 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 (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.072% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.072% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.50% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.072% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 11% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.65% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.072% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.072% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Electronic stability system (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Suspension (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Drive shafts (191 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Couplings
      • 0.072% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.072% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.22% fail on Front
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (53 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.072% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.072% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.072% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.072% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.072% fail on Rams
      • 0.072% fail on Other components
    • 0.072% fail on Steering control
      • 0.072% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.072% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.65% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.14% fail on Load security (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tailgate (58 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Body condition
    • 0.072% fail on Seats
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers
    • 0.072% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

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

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