Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1995
51.6% pass rate
from 318 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 1995 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 8.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.2% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.31% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 0.94% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.63% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.31% fail on Lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake operation
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 12% fail on Components (76% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 4.4% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 4.4% fail on Valves (190% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Pipes
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.63% fail on Pedal
        • 0.63% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.63% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.31% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
    • 0.31% fail on Hub components
      • 0.31% fail on Brake pads
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas (53% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.4% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Front
      • 0.63% fail on Rear
  • 9.7% fail on Steering
    • 8.5% fail on Steering system
      • 4.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.31% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering
      • 0.63% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Drive system
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
    • 0.63% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.31% fail on Steering control
      • 0.31% fail on Steering column
  • 9.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on System
      • 0.31% fail on Hose
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.94% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.94% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.63% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers other (7 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 0.94% fail on Passengers
      • 0.94% fail on Drivers
    • 0.31% fail on Speedometer
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.63% fail on Requirements
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment