Dodge Caliber MOT Results

Registered in 2009
44.1% pass rate
from 408 tests in 2020
(56% 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.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 18% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 12% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.49% fail on Suspension arm (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Shock absorbers (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.2% fail on Sub-frames (21 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Sub-frame (52 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension rods (27 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Pins and bushes (86 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint (33 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (22 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Axles
      • 0.25% fail on Axle
      • 0.25% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies) (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 0.49% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 18% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Electronic stability control (17 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Brake pads (94% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.98% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.49% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.74% fail on Lever
    • 0.49% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.49% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.49% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 7.1% fail on Tread depth (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.49% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.49% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.98% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (57 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.98% fail on Integral vehicle structure (31 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (34 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.98% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Transmission
      • 0.98% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.98% fail on Joints
    • 0.49% fail on Chassis (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Chassis condition (30 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Other passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates
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