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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2002
52.5% pass rate
from 790 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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Electrical equipment (55% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 4.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.25% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.89% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.89% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (49% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.89% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.38% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Servos
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.25% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.13% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.13% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.13% fail on Servos
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition
      • 0.51% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure (64% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (64% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
    • 0.76% fail on Seats
      • 0.63% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.51% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.25% fail on Chassis (92% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Chassis condition (92% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Towbar
      • 0.13% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (59% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
    • 1.8% fail on Springs (49% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings (71% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2002 vans)
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (42% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Locking devices
    • 4.2% fail on Steering gear (200% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.51% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
    • 0.63% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment