Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2012
73.7% pass rate
from 791 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2012 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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.0% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Springs (14% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Coil springs (42% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Coil spring (42% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes (34% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (12% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (47% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (0.053% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.63% fail on Shock absorbers (25% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component (3.8% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (18% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (71% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (48% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (78% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (68% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical equipment (57% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (96% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators (91% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type (91% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Position lamp
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (28% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs and drums (63% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs (62% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (90% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control (47% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic parking brake (59 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system (3.6% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Transmission (93% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Joints (93% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Body (26% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component (5.3% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Compression ignition (70% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (74% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.76% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.76% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (10% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Identification of the vehicle (58% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plates (57% better than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment