Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2004
55.6% pass rate
from 475 tests in 2017
(13% better than other 2004 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp (66% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.42% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Battery
  • 18% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.84% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.21% fail on Rear
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels (50% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (49% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Components (45% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes (58% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.42% fail on ABS
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.21% fail on Cable
    • 0.21% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.21% fail on Components
        • 0.21% fail on Servos
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (63% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (67% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.84% fail on Washers (82% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Cap
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.84% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plate