Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1989
62.3% pass rate
from 220 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 1989 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.45% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Horn
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.91% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.91% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.45% fail on Lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
      • 0.45% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.91% fail on Battery
    • 0.91% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.45% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 8.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.7% fail on Components
        • 5.0% fail on Hoses
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.45% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.4% fail on Leaks
      • 0.91% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.91% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.91% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.45% fail on Cable
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.9% fail on Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Tank
      • 0.45% fail on Pipe
      • 0.45% fail on Cap
      • 0.45% fail on System
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 1989 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas (65% better than other 1989 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.45% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.45% fail on Front
      • 0.45% fail on Rear
    • 0.91% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.45% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (50% better than other 1989 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers (85% better than other 1989 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.91% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.45% fail on Steering control
      • 0.45% fail on Steering column
    • 0.45% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 0.91% fail on Passengers
      • 0.91% fail on Drivers
  • 0.91% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.91% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.91% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.91% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Towbars
    • 0.45% fail on Towbar
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Condition