Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1997
50.1% pass rate
from 495 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 1997 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Horn
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.81% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.81% fail on Battery (71% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.3% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 2.2% fail on Valves
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Operation
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.81% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.81% fail on Cable
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas (43% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Component mounting (38% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.81% fail on Spring mounting (78% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Drive shafts (92% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Front drive shafts (93% worse than other 1997 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (95% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.40% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.0% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (46% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions (96% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on System (140% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.81% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.9% fail on Steering
    • 7.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.81% fail on Steering arm (5 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
        • 0.20% fail on Steering component
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.61% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering column
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
    • 0.40% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.40% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers
      • 0.40% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.61% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Passengers
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.40% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (10 times worse than other 1997 vans)
  • 1.4% fail on Towbars
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment