Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1987
61.9% pass rate
from 386 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 1987 vans)
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 1987 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% better than other 1987 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.6% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.52% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Horn
    • 3.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.8% fail on Lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 1987 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.26% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.52% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Battery
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.0% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 1.0% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.52% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.78% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.78% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 1987 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Anti-slip
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 6.2% fail on Washers
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Hose
      • 0.52% fail on Pipe
      • 0.52% fail on Cap
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system
      • 4.9% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Free play
        • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.26% fail on Steering control
      • 0.26% fail on Steering column
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% better than other 1987 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.52% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate