Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.8% pass rate
from 768 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2001 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 5.1% fail on Horn (77% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (40% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2001 vans)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2001 vans)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (45% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.91% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.91% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.91% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Additional braking device
  • 15% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (51% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Coil spring (150% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (81% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.39% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (28% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.78% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.78% fail on Door condition
      • 0.39% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (64% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (63% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.65% fail on Chassis (79% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis condition (79% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Floor
  • 9.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.91% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Drag link end
    • 3.5% fail on Steering gear (99% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (110% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Pump
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Compression ignition (54% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (120% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.78% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
    • 0.39% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment