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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1993
53.0% pass rate
from 117 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 1993 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 6.0% fail on Horn
      • 2.6% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.85% fail on Switch
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.7% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.7% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.85% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt
          • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.6% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.85% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.85% fail on Reservoirs
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.85% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 1.7% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on Hose
      • 0.85% fail on System
    • 1.7% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.85% fail on Body
      • 0.85% fail on Other body component
    • 0.85% fail on Doors
      • 0.85% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.85% fail on Door condition
    • 0.85% fail on Seats
      • 0.85% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.6% fail on Springs
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.85% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.85% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 1993 vans)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (130% worse than other 1993 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 1993 vans)
        • 7.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 1993 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.85% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 1993 vans)
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.85% fail on Size/type
    • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.85% fail on Power steering
      • 0.85% fail on Operation
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.85% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.85% fail on Speedometer