Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2005
54.0% pass rate
from 626 tests in 2017
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.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 16% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.96% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.32% fail on Battery
    • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 5.4% fail on Coil springs (81% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Component mounting
  • 15% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.7% fail on Components
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels (52% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.48% fail on Front wheels (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.48% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Electronic stability system (20 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on ABS
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.64% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.80% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Body condition (88% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (82% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Washers (77% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.80% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (60% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.64% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.80% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Operation
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.64% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (60% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.64% fail on Seat belts (79% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate