Dodge Caliber MOT Results

Registered in 2009
50.1% pass rate
from 381 tests in 2017
(53% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Dodge Caliber is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 15% fail on Suspension arms (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Shock absorbers (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Sub-frames (73 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (292 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Front suspension joints (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tie bars/rods (28 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (31 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.0% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Radius arms (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.26% fail on Front
      • 0.26% fail on Rear
    • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Component mounting (54 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Position lamps (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 12% fail on Brakes (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Hub components (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on ABS (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Electronic stability system (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Components
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
  • 7.1% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Pump
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Vehicle structure (125 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Chassis (125 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.26% fail on Engine mountings
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas (55 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.52% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.52% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.52% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
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