Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1998
51.9% pass rate
from 418 tests in 2020
(6.1% worse than other 1998 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 1998 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (6.3% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 6.7% fail on Electrical equipment (42% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Horn (73% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Battery(ies) (31% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (21% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (24% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (7.8% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (0.43% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (0.43% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (39% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (21% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device (42% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2.6% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Transmission (33% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts (73% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Joints (74% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (14% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis (20% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition (20% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (150% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Driver's door (110% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.96% fail on Door condition (120% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Front passenger's door (150% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.96% fail on Door condition (160% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Other passenger's door (180% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (39% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (38% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Towbar (180% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure (180% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system (22% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Pipe (88% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Seats (69% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Driver's seat (96% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Passenger's seat (98% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Body (34% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Other body component (58% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.24% fail on Load security
      • 0.24% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.24% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.24% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.24% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 16% fail on Brakes (3.8% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance (13% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (17% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (22% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (8.3% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (6.9% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (13% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (48% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (35% worse than other 1998 vans)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (48% worse than other 1998 vans)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.72% fail on Brake performance not tested (35% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (22% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (43% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (0.30% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (1.5% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (8.4% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Cable (41% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (22% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Load sensing valves (62% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Flexible brake hoses (16% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.24% fail on Servos
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid
  • 14% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (36% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms (35% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (20% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (37% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (91% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (18% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (66% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (29% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (77% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (83% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings (46% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Sub-frames (31% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (24% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Other suspension component (5.1% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover (88% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 1998 vans)
  • 12% fail on Visibility (23% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Washers (61% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (25% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on View to rear (180% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Mirrors (180% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Driver's view (140% worse than other 1998 vans)
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Steering gear (190% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Steering rack (200% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components (65% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end (67% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering (39% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
    • 0.24% fail on Steering play
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (64% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition (190% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (160% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (8.7% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (69% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested (2.8% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks (55% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.24% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.24% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (10% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (7.2% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts (5.3% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas (19% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Requirements
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle (100% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates (100% worse than other 1998 vans)
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels (140% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)