Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1998
52.6% pass rate
from 441 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 1998 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Horn (87% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (50% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.45% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.23% fail on Battery
    • 0.23% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.23% fail on Lamp
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake operation
    • 10.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.3% fail on Components
        • 5.0% fail on Pipes
        • 4.1% fail on Hoses
        • 1.1% fail on Valves
        • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.23% fail on Servos
      • 0.45% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.23% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.1% fail on Cable
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.91% fail on ABS (4 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.23% fail on Components
        • 0.23% fail on Servos
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas (72% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Component mounting (73% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.91% fail on Front
      • 0.23% fail on Rear
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Axles
      • 0.23% fail on Clearance
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.6% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.91% fail on System
      • 0.68% fail on Pipe
      • 0.45% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Tank
    • 0.91% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.6% fail on Steering
    • 7.9% fail on Steering system (59% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (80% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.45% fail on Free play
        • 0.45% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.91% fail on Power steering
      • 0.68% fail on Other components
      • 0.45% fail on Operation
    • 0.23% fail on Steering control
      • 0.23% fail on Steering wheel
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.68% fail on Drivers
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 1998 vans)
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment
  • 0.45% fail on Towbars
    • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure