Dodge Caliber MOT Results

Registered in 2007
47.2% pass rate
from 1,569 tests in 2020
(28% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Dodge Caliber is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 19% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 5.8% fail on Sub-frames (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Sub-frame (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Suspension rods (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes (45 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Axle (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.064% fail on King pins
    • 0.064% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.064% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.064% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.064% fail on Suspension unit
  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.064% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.064% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Position lamp (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Individual direction indicators (63% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.064% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Horn
      • 0.064% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.064% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.064% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.064% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.45% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.064% fail on Power steering
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
    • 0.064% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.064% fail on Steering column
    • 0.064% fail on Steering lock
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.064% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.064% fail on Cable
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.064% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.64% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.064% fail on Servos
      • 0.064% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.064% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
    • 0.064% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.064% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Tread depth (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.064% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.064% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.064% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.064% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.32% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.064% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.064% fail on Undertray
  • 5.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Airbags
      • 0.064% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame condition (18 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.064% fail on Joints
      • 0.064% fail on Belts
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Body
      • 0.32% fail on Other body component
      • 0.064% fail on Body condition
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.064% fail on System
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.064% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.064% fail on Door condition
      • 0.064% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.064% fail on Door condition
    • 0.064% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.064% fail on Towbar
      • 0.064% fail on Safety device
    • 0.064% fail on Cabs
      • 0.064% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.064% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.064% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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