Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2015
78.6% pass rate
from 682 tests in 2020
(22% better than other 2015 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 2015 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (15% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (6.2% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 5.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (7.5% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (37% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (36 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (46% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Position lamps (29% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Position lamp (33% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Rear reflectors (31% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (7.9% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (7.0% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (4.2% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (4.7% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (78% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (16% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes (76% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (51% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (16% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Wipers (73% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes (70% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (56% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (52% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (45% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Anti-lock braking system (26% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Compression ignition (37% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.88% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (9.0% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition (27% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Other passenger's door (14 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition (13 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Catch
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (17% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Body (14% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component (8.1% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission
      • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
  • 0.73% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (24% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Seat belts (4.1% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (4.5% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (18% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle (17% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates (17% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.29% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage components (66% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)