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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1984
54.4% pass rate
from 349 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 1984 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Suspension arm
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.29% fail on Mounting
    • 0.86% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.7% fail on Horn
      • 0.29% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 3.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.86% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.29% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.29% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 9.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.29% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.57% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.29% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.29% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.29% fail on Cable
    • 0.86% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.57% fail on Lever
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.29% fail on Servos
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.29% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.29% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on Hose
      • 0.57% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe
    • 1.4% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 0.86% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.57% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.86% fail on Joints
        • 0.29% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.57% fail on Towbar
      • 0.29% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.29% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.57% fail on Body
      • 0.29% fail on Body condition
      • 0.29% fail on Panel
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
    • 0.57% fail on Floor
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
    • 0.29% fail on Cabs
      • 0.29% fail on Steps
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 7.7% fail on Washers
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.29% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.86% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.86% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.86% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.29% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.57% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.57% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment