Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2002
52.3% pass rate
from 690 tests in 2017
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.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps (69% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (44% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Horn
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.58% fail on Battery
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.29% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.29% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 5.1% fail on Front suspension joints (95% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.14% fail on Couplings
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Component mounting (80% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings (66% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear
      • 0.29% fail on Front (85% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on General condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (29% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes (46% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.87% fail on Valves (72% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.14% fail on Servos
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels (55% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels (57% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.43% fail on ABS
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake (81% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.14% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Steering (41% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (56% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.4% fail on Track rod end (66% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering
      • 0.58% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
    • 0.29% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.14% fail on Steering column
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system (53% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
      • 0.29% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (34% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (62% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (41% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.87% fail on Prescribed areas (72% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Requirements
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.43% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.29% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (66% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 0.87% fail on Drivers
      • 0.87% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.58% fail on Vehicle structure (75% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis (75% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers
    • 0.14% fail on Load security
      • 0.14% fail on Hinged tailboard
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Towbars
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar