Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1996
47.8% pass rate
from 360 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 1996 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 5.8% fail on Horn (89% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.56% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1996 vans)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.28% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.83% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.56% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.28% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.83% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.83% fail on Cable
    • 2.5% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.28% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.56% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.56% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.56% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.28% fail on Lever
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (200% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.28% fail on Mounting
      • 0.56% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.28% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.9% fail on Joints
        • 0.28% fail on Drive shaft
    • 3.9% fail on Chassis
      • 3.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Hose
      • 0.56% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Towbar
      • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.83% fail on Body
      • 0.56% fail on Panel
      • 0.28% fail on Other body component
    • 0.83% fail on Doors
      • 0.56% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.56% fail on Door condition
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
    • 0.83% fail on Seats
      • 0.83% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.56% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.28% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.28% fail on Carrier
    • 0.28% fail on Floor
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.4% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.56% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.56% fail on Steering column
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
    • 0.28% fail on Steering wheel
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.28% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.28% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.83% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Requirements
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.28% fail on Anchorages