Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 1999
50.5% pass rate
from 479 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 1999 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 5.0% fail on Horn (97% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.42% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (63% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 1999 vans)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Linkage
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.42% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Servos
    • 0.42% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
      • 0.42% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.42% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition
      • 0.42% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.42% fail on Door condition
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.84% fail on System (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
    • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure (75% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (75% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Towbar
      • 0.63% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.63% fail on Body
      • 0.42% fail on Panel
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.2% fail on Steering (64% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering linkage components (90% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.42% fail on Steering play
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Compression ignition (75% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.63% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.42% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (9 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.21% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.84% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.84% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (66% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.42% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Airbags
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.63% fail on Attachment
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates