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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2011
75.7% pass rate
from 687 tests in 2020
(40% better than other 2011 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (54% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.58% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Position lamp (88% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.29% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (44% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension unit
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (67% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (83% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (89% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic parking brake (79 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 0.44% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.29% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.15% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (48% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2011 vans)
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (59% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints
    • 0.73% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.29% fail on Body
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.15% fail on Floor
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.87% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.87% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Steering linkage components (81% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.58% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (87% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust emissions (86% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Compression ignition (88% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (85% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.44% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment