Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.5% pass rate
from 713 tests in 2017
(43% 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.

  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (58% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (18 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (29 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.14% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.98% fail on Position lamps (87% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Front lamps (95% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.70% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Battery
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.14% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.14% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (67% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (55% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Pipes
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.42% fail on Brake performance (88% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.14% fail on Fitment
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.14% fail on Cable
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.70% fail on Steering
    • 0.56% fail on Steering system
      • 0.42% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering column
      • 0.14% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.70% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
  • 0.70% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.56% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.42% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers airbag (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition