Chevrolet Captiva MOT Results

Registered in 2012
62.4% pass rate
from 1,390 tests in 2020
(45% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Captiva is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Headlamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Headlamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (93% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Position lamp (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.072% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (93% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (97% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (98% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.58% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (103 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (32 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (80 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.072% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.50% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.072% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.072% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.072% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Driver's view (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.0% fail on Suspension
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (93% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Springs (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Coil springs (70% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Coil spring (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Compression ignition (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.86% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.072% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.072% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.36% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.65% fail on Transmission
      • 0.58% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.58% fail on Joints
      • 0.072% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.072% fail on Joints
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on System (16 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.22% fail on Boot lid (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Boot lid condition (24 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
    • 0.072% fail on Doors
      • 0.072% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition
      • 0.072% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition
    • 0.072% fail on Seats
      • 0.072% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.79% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.50% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Airbags
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Steering
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.072% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.072% fail on Pump
      • 0.072% fail on Other components
    • 0.072% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.072% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.072% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.072% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.072% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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