Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.4% pass rate
from 709 tests in 2017
(10% better than other 2001 vans)
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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 8.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Horn
    • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (63% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Battery (81% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Component mounting (59% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Subframe mounting (84% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (83% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Front (85% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear
    • 0.14% fail on General condition
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 17% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 8.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.6% fail on Components
        • 4.1% fail on Hoses (150% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes (56% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Valves
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance (41% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels (52% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels (52% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.42% fail on ABS
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake (79% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2001 vans)
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
  • 7.9% fail on Steering
    • 7.2% fail on Steering system
      • 5.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.56% fail on Free play
        • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Pump
    • 0.42% fail on Steering control
      • 0.28% fail on Steering column
      • 0.14% fail on Steering wheel
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Requirements
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.14% fail on Installation check
        • 0.14% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.28% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (52% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition (62% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.71% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.56% fail on Drivers
      • 0.56% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.42% fail on Vehicle structure (85% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Chassis (85% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Towbars
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment