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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1983
50.0% pass rate
from 140 tests in 2020
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.

  • 24% fail on Brakes
    • 17% fail on Brake performance
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 1983 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 1983 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.71% fail on Cable
        • 0.71% fail on Lever
      • 0.71% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.71% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
    • 0.71% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.71% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.71% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.6% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1983 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1983 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension rods (4 times worse than other 1983 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.71% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.71% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 0.71% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.71% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (91% worse than other 1983 vans)
        • 10% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.4% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.4% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear (6 times worse than other 1983 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors (6 times worse than other 1983 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Driver's view
  • 10% fail on Steering
    • 6.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 6.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 4.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.71% fail on Steering wheel
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.71% fail on Pipe
    • 0.71% fail on Towbar
      • 0.71% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.71% fail on Transmission
      • 0.71% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.71% fail on Joints
    • 0.71% fail on Body
      • 0.71% fail on Panel
    • 0.71% fail on Seats
      • 0.71% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.71% fail on Attachment
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Size/type