Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.6% pass rate
from 588 tests in 2017
(13% better than other 2003 vans)
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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (17% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.51% fail on Rear lamps (83% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.34% fail on Battery (80% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.5% fail on Components
        • 4.6% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes (46% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Valves (64% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Servos
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance (38% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels (45% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (71% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
  • 16% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.3% fail on Front suspension joints (71% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.68% fail on Front
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Component mounting (88% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Steering (47% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (65% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Track rod end (75% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Free play
        • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.85% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
      • 0.17% fail on Rams
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions (81% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on System
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.34% fail on Body condition (90% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (48% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Installation check
        • 0.17% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.34% fail on Towbars
    • 0.34% fail on Towbar