Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1985
49.7% pass rate
from 382 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 1985 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.52% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 3.9% fail on Lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Switch
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.79% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.26% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.79% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.52% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.9% fail on Horn
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Battery
    • 0.52% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage condition
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Presence
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Rear
      • 1.0% fail on Front
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.0% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.52% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.52% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 9.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.9% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Pipes
        • 4.5% fail on Hoses
      • 1.6% fail on Leaks
      • 0.79% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 0.52% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.52% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.9% fail on Washers
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Emissions
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on Pipe
      • 0.26% fail on Hose
      • 0.26% fail on Cap
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
    • 2.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis
    • 0.52% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
  • 6.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 5.0% fail on Steering system
      • 4.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.52% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.79% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Towbars
    • 0.26% fail on Vehicle structure