Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1988
61.6% pass rate
from 398 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 1988 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 1988 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.50% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.25% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 1988 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.25% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.75% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.50% fail on Switch
      • 0.25% fail on Lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 13% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 1988 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.0% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 0.75% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Wheel cylinder (5 times worse than other 1988 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.50% fail on Cable
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 1988 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas (55% better than other 1988 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.50% fail on Spring mounting (85% better than other 1988 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 1988 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.75% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.25% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Couplings
    • 0.75% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Washers
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe
      • 0.50% fail on System
      • 0.25% fail on Hose
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 0.75% fail on Passengers
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
    • 0.75% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.25% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers front
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.50% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.25% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.25% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Towbars
    • 0.25% fail on Vehicle structure