Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1983
50.0% pass rate
from 116 tests in 2017
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 1983 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 9.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.86% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Horn
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.86% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.7% fail on Lamp
      • 0.86% fail on Switch
    • 0.86% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.86% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.86% fail on Individual lamps
  • 20% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 15% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 1983 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.86% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.4% fail on Front
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.86% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.86% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.86% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.86% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.86% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
        • 0.86% fail on Hoses
        • 0.86% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.86% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.86% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.86% fail on Pedal
        • 0.86% fail on Condition
  • 6.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.3% fail on Body condition
    • 2.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system
      • 4.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.86% fail on Track rod end
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.86% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.86% fail on Pipe
    • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.86% fail on Size/type
    • 0.86% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.86% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.86% fail on Towbars
    • 0.86% fail on Vehicle structure