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Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2012
78.3% pass rate
from 836 tests in 2020
(44% 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.

  • 6.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (70% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps (94% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Position lamp (94% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (84% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.9% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (51% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (61% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.72% fail on Transmission (77% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
        • 0.12% fail on Catch
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Hinge
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.12% fail on Carrier
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Load security
      • 0.12% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.12% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (76% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (73% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake linings and pads (72% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake pads (72% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic parking brake (82 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (61% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.12% fail on Undertray
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.72% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Steering linkage components (72% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.60% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.36% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 0.36% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment