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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1998
52.1% pass rate
from 484 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 1998 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Electrical equipment (58% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Horn (94% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.62% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.21% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.4% fail on Cable
        • 0.21% fail on Linkage
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.62% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.41% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.41% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.41% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
    • 0.21% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.21% fail on Servos
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.21% fail on Lever
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.4% fail on Transmission
      • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts (77% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 5.2% fail on Joints (74% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Drive shaft
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on Pipe
      • 0.41% fail on System
      • 0.21% fail on Hose
    • 0.41% fail on Towbar
      • 0.41% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.41% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Panel
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.41% fail on Floor
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.21% fail on Carrier
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Cabs
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.62% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (79% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Steering linkage components (100% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.7% fail on Steering gear (100% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (97% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 0.62% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
    • 0.21% fail on Steering column
  • 9.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Compression ignition (98% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (140% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.21% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.62% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment
    • 0.41% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Emergency exits