Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2009
66.2% pass rate
from 408 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 2009 vans)
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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (66% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (65% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.98% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 0.74% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Springs
      • 3.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes (66% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt
          • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (63% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake linings and pads (70% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.98% fail on Brake pads (70% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Lever
        • 0.25% fail on Linkage
    • 0.98% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.25% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility (48% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.49% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.98% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.74% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.98% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition
    • 0.98% fail on Body
      • 0.98% fail on Other body component
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
      • 0.25% fail on System
    • 0.49% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
    • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.25% fail on Towbar
      • 0.25% fail on Other towbar components
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.98% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.49% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end