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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2006
55.5% pass rate
from 546 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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 17% fail on Registration plate lamp (56% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.73% fail on Rear lamps (73% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Battery
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.92% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.7% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts (55% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (55% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (76% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Front wheels (72% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.73% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.55% fail on Cable
    • 0.37% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.55% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.73% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (56% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.73% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on System
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (65% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.92% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Free play
        • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.55% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.18% fail on Towbars
    • 0.18% fail on Towbar
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment