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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1987
61.5% pass rate
from 423 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 1987 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.24% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.24% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (2 times worse than other 1987 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 1987 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 1987 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.47% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.47% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 9.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.24% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.71% fail on Driver's view
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.24% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.71% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.71% fail on Cable
      • 0.47% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.47% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.95% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.47% fail on Lever
    • 0.47% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Master cylinder
  • 8.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 1987 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.24% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
        • 0.47% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.24% fail on Bearing housing
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 1.2% fail on Panel
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
    • 0.71% fail on Chassis
      • 0.71% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.71% fail on Seats
      • 0.47% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.24% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.24% fail on Towbar
      • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.24% fail on Floor
  • 6.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.47% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (49% better than other 1987 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.95% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.71% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.24% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.24% fail on Steering column
    • 0.24% fail on Steering play
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 1987 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 1987 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.24% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment