Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.4% pass rate
from 731 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.96% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.82% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (48% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.96% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 4.5% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Springs
      • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.7% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.14% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (94% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 15% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (39% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (38% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.68% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.14% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.41% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.41% fail on Cable
    • 0.96% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.96% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.68% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Anti-lock braking system (85% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.14% fail on Lever
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.7% fail on Compression ignition (50% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 5.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.55% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Joints
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.14% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.14% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.55% fail on Door condition
        • 0.14% fail on Catch
      • 0.55% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.55% fail on Door condition
      • 0.41% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.41% fail on Door condition
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
    • 0.14% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.14% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Bracket
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.14% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.14% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (51% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility (61% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (63% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (63% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (73% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.55% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.96% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment