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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1986
54.4% pass rate
from 379 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 1986 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.26% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.53% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.26% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 1986 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp (63% better than other 1986 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.53% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.3% fail on Lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Switch
    • 0.79% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.26% fail on Battery
    • 0.26% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.26% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 11% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.53% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Front
      • 0.79% fail on Rear
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.53% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.26% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.26% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.53% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.2% fail on Components
        • 6.1% fail on Pipes
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses
      • 0.53% fail on Leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.79% fail on Pedal
        • 0.53% fail on Condition
        • 0.26% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.79% fail on Hub components
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.53% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.9% fail on Emissions (90% worse than other 1986 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on Cap
      • 0.53% fail on Hose
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.79% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.79% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.53% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other
  • 6.9% fail on Steering
    • 6.3% fail on Steering system
      • 4.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Free play
        • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Steering control
      • 0.26% fail on Steering column
    • 0.26% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
    • 0.26% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate