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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1995
51.0% pass rate
from 384 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 1995 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 9.1% fail on Electrical equipment (84% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 6.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (59% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.52% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.26% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Suspension arms (86% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.78% fail on Springs
      • 0.78% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.78% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.78% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.26% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Transmission
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
        • 0.26% fail on Drive shaft
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 0.52% fail on Panel
      • 0.52% fail on Other body component
    • 0.78% fail on Seats
      • 0.78% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.52% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Hose
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.52% fail on Door condition
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Towbar
      • 0.26% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 8.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering gear (150% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
    • 0.52% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.52% fail on Steering play
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Steering column
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.78% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (70% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition (170% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.78% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.3% fail on Engine oil leaks (160% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (98% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (100% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 2.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.26% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment