Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2007
59.9% pass rate
from 629 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2007 vans)
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 2007 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.95% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (60% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Springs
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage ball joints (68% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component (140% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.16% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes
    • 0.16% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (60% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (88% better than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (53% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.79% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.79% fail on Cable
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (66% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.48% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.48% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (32% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (43% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (49% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.79% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.79% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.79% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.79% fail on Joints (74% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
    • 0.16% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.16% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.95% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.32% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment