Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1996
52.4% pass rate
from 328 tests in 2020
(3.8% worse than other 1996 vans)
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 1996 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.4% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (1.7% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (1.7% better than other 1996 vans)
        • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (0.71% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (6.2% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Electrical equipment (7.4% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Horn (24% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators (0.64% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type (0.64% better than other 1996 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (29% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (28% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (23% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.91% fail on Position lamps (72% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Position lamp (82% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Hazard warning (150% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Switch (150% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Brakes (6.9% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (13% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (39% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% worse than other 1996 vans)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1996 vans)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (42% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (28% worse than other 1996 vans)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 1996 vans)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance (33% better than other 1996 vans)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.30% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (27% better than other 1996 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (21% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (3.6% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (13% better than other 1996 vans)
          • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 1996 vans)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.30% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (10% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (25% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs and drums (12% better than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs (33% better than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads (60% better than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3.3% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Rod
        • 0.30% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Load sensing valves (11% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Servos
      • 0.30% fail on Valves
    • 0.61% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6.0% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (150% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Anti-lock braking system (150% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.30% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid
  • 16% fail on Suspension (17% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (16% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (33% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint (43% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (42% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (50% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (32% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (33% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Coil springs (15% better than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.61% fail on Coil spring (13% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (28% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (6.0% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Other suspension component (41% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Chassis (7.9% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Chassis condition (7.1% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system (30% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (25% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (24% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission (41% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (13% better than other 1996 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (12% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Doors (13% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
      • 0.30% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.30% fail on Towbar
      • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.30% fail on Body
      • 0.30% fail on Other body component
    • 0.30% fail on Floor
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Cabs
      • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (150% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 5.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.61% fail on Emission control equipment (14 times worse than other 1996 vans)
          • 0.61% fail on Catalytic converter (19 times worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (35% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (62% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.91% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (93% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.61% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (12% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks (39% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks (19% better than other 1996 vans)
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility (3.5% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (9.7% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Washers (0.36% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Driver's view (6 times worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Bonnet (110% worse than other 1996 vans)
  • 7.9% fail on Steering (40% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Steering linkage components (93% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end (100% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering gear (0.22% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack (5.0% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Steering column (14 times worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering play
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts (41% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas (31% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (83% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (13% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (0.0097% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 1996 vans)
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle (14% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates (13% better than other 1996 vans)
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment