Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.2% pass rate
from 430 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 1999 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 Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.23% fail on Battery
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 8.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.1% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 3.5% fail on Hoses
        • 1.4% fail on Valves
        • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical components (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on ABS
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.23% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.23% fail on Components
        • 0.23% fail on Servos
  • 15% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Drive shafts (74% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Front drive shafts (78% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 6.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Couplings
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting (74% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.23% fail on Front
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Steering (57% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Steering system (68% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.47% fail on Free play
        • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.47% fail on Steering control
      • 0.23% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.23% fail on Steering column
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on Pipe
      • 0.23% fail on Hose
      • 0.23% fail on System
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.70% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.47% fail on Passengers front
    • 2.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.93% fail on Seats
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers
      • 0.47% fail on Drivers
    • 0.47% fail on Vehicle structure (82% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Body security
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.93% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Condition