Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2006
54.8% pass rate
from 637 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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (97% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring (99% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings (84% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
  • 12% fail on Brakes (35% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (57% better than other 2006 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.78% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.63% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.47% fail on Lever
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Compression ignition (70% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 5.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.31% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.16% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.31% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.94% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.94% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear
      • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (53% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (52% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
        • 0.16% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.31% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.78% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.78% fail on Door condition
      • 0.47% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
    • 0.78% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.16% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.16% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
    • 0.47% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment