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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1986
53.6% pass rate
from 433 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 1986 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.0% fail on Horn
      • 0.23% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.4% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.92% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.92% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.23% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.46% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Chassis
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.23% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.92% fail on Pipe
      • 0.69% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.23% fail on Hose
      • 0.23% fail on System
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 1.2% fail on Panel
    • 0.92% fail on Transmission
      • 0.92% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.69% fail on Joints
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.69% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.69% fail on Floor
    • 0.23% fail on Towbar
      • 0.23% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Cabs
      • 0.23% fail on Steps
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.46% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.69% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.69% fail on Cable
      • 0.46% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.46% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.46% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.69% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.23% fail on Other braking system component
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.7% fail on Washers
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.69% fail on View to rear
      • 0.69% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.46% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.5% fail on Spark ignition (72% worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 7.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions (73% worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 6.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 4.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.23% fail on Steering column
    • 0.23% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.23% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.2% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.23% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.23% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.23% fail on Steps
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment