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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2000
55.8% pass rate
from 638 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 2000 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.4% fail on Horn
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.16% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (140% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Cable (160% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Lever
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (48% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Servos
  • 13% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.94% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (57% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission
      • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.47% fail on Drive shaft (8 times worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.78% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.78% fail on Door condition
      • 0.31% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.47% fail on Chassis (86% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis condition (85% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on Towbar
      • 0.47% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.47% fail on Seats
      • 0.47% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.63% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.47% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.3% fail on Steering
    • 5.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Drag link end
    • 3.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.63% fail on Power steering
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.94% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.78% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Requirements
    • 0.47% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment