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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1994
47.1% pass rate
from 255 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 1994 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 9.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 9.0% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.78% fail on Tell tale
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.39% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.39% fail on Battery
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.39% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1994 vans)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Attachment
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.39% fail on Front
  • 24% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 8.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 7.1% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1994 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 10% fail on Components
        • 4.7% fail on Pipes
        • 4.7% fail on Valves (140% worse than other 1994 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Hoses
      • 0.78% fail on Leaks
      • 0.39% fail on Operation
    • 2.0% fail on Service brake control components
      • 2.0% fail on Pedal
        • 1.6% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 1994 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.39% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.39% fail on Cable
    • 0.39% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.6% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.78% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.4% fail on System
      • 0.78% fail on Pipe
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Attachment
      • 0.39% fail on Requirements
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
  • 6.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.78% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.39% fail on Steering control
      • 0.39% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Operation
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.78% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers
    • 0.78% fail on Speedometer (7 times worse than other 1994 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers
  • 2.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 1994 vans)
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment