Dodge Caliber MOT Results

Registered in 2006
45.2% pass rate
from 1,135 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Dodge Caliber is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Position lamp (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.088% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.088% fail on Switch
  • 28% fail on Suspension (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 18% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bar (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 4.8% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Sub-frames (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Sub-frame (25 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Springs (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.97% fail on Suspension rods (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes (34 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.088% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.35% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.088% fail on Axles
      • 0.088% fail on Axle
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.088% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.088% fail on Cable
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.62% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.088% fail on Servos
      • 0.088% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.26% fail on Rigid brake pipes (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.18% fail on Lever
    • 0.088% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.088% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Spark ignition (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Catalyst emissions (57% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 4.7% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Other leaks
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.088% fail on Other components
        • 0.088% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.088% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.53% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.088% fail on Operation
      • 0.088% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.088% fail on Pump
      • 0.088% fail on Other components
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Joints (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Integral vehicle structure (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Sub-frame (33 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Sub-frame condition (36 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Hose
      • 0.088% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.088% fail on System
    • 0.35% fail on Chassis
      • 0.35% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.088% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.088% fail on Bracket
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.088% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
      • 0.088% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
    • 0.088% fail on Undertray
  • 4.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
    • 0.18% fail on Airbags
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
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