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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1988
60.6% pass rate
from 465 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 1988 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.65% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (54% better than other 1988 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (64% better than other 1988 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt
          • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.22% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.65% fail on Cable
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.22% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.86% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.43% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.22% fail on Lever
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 1988 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.6% fail on Horn
      • 0.43% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 1988 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 1988 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (69% better than other 1988 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 1988 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 1988 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.86% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.65% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.65% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 1988 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints
        • 0.65% fail on Drive shaft
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Body
      • 0.86% fail on Other body component
      • 0.22% fail on Panel
    • 0.65% fail on Floor
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Hose
      • 0.22% fail on System
    • 0.43% fail on Cabs
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.22% fail on Steps
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's seat
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.65% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.22% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.65% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.43% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Steering box
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.22% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.22% fail on Steering column
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.86% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.22% fail on Speedometer