Dodge Caliber MOT Results

Registered in 2007
49.8% pass rate
from 1,658 tests in 2017
(27% 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.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 6.2% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Sub-frames (18 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (34 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.2% fail on Trailing arms (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Tie bars/rods (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Location (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Subframe mounting (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.84% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Front drive shafts (67% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Constant velocity joints (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.060% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.42% fail on Front
      • 0.30% fail on Rear
    • 0.66% fail on Radius arms (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Torque/reaction arms (16 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Axle beam (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.060% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.060% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.060% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.12% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (58% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual lamps (71% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.060% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.060% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.060% fail on Lamp
      • 0.060% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (27 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Hub components (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.54% fail on Rear wheels (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.66% fail on Components (61% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Hoses
      • 0.36% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Leaks
    • 0.78% fail on ABS
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.42% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.060% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.060% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.42% fail on Steering control (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering lock (29 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.060% fail on Rams
      • 0.060% fail on Other components
    • 0.060% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.060% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.24% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.72% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.78% fail on Exhaust system (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on System
  • 0.97% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.36% fail on Body condition
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.060% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer (23 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.90% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.84% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.84% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
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