Dodge Caliber MOT Results

Registered in 2008
51.3% pass rate
from 1,118 tests in 2017
(32% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Dodge Caliber is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 5.7% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Front suspension joints (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.5% fail on Sub-frames (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (70 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tie bars/rods (22 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment (114 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Trailing arms (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Front drive shafts (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Constant velocity joints (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.18% fail on Front
      • 0.18% fail on Rear
    • 0.27% fail on Radius arms (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Torque/reaction arms (26 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
    • 0.089% fail on Axles
      • 0.089% fail on Stub axle
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front lamps (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear lamps (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.98% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.089% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Battery (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.089% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Track rod end (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Free play
        • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.089% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.089% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering lock (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Power steering
      • 0.089% fail on Pump
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Hub components (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.089% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.089% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.54% fail on Operation (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Components
        • 0.45% fail on Hoses
        • 0.089% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.089% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
    • 0.089% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.089% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Requirements (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.89% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.089% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.81% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on System
      • 0.089% fail on Pipe
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.089% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.089% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.089% fail on Body security
  • 0.98% fail on Road Wheels (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Condition
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate
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