Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2008
58.5% pass rate
from 491 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (49% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (80% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.41% fail on Battery
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Location
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Front drive shafts (76% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.61% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.41% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Body condition
  • 0.81% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Pump (14 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.20% fail on Steering system
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.81% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.81% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (77% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate