Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1996
52.7% pass rate
from 319 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 1996 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Horn
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
      • 0.31% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.94% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.63% fail on Lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 0.63% fail on Battery (79% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.4% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses
        • 3.1% fail on Valves
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.6% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas (49% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.63% fail on Spring mounting (81% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 1996 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.94% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Rear
    • 0.31% fail on General condition
  • 9.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on System
      • 0.31% fail on Tank
      • 0.31% fail on Pipe
    • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.8% fail on Steering
    • 6.6% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.94% fail on Steering control
      • 0.63% fail on Steering column
      • 0.31% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.94% fail on Power steering
      • 0.63% fail on Other components
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.31% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (56% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.94% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers
    • 0.63% fail on Body condition (85% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Seats
      • 0.63% fail on Passengers
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.63% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (89% better than other 1996 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 1996 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Towbars
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment