Volkswagen Caravelle MOT Results

Registered in 2016
82.5% pass rate
from 1,002 tests in 2020
(23% better than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Caravelle is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (12% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (38% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (46% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (69% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (69% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (23% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (8.3% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (7.6% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs and drums (73% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Brake discs (73% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.100% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.100% fail on Cable
    • 0.100% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.100% fail on Lever
    • 0.100% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.100% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.100% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.100% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.100% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (68% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (12 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.100% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.100% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.100% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.100% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.100% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.100% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.100% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.100% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.100% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.100% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (64% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.90% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Wipers (77% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.100% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.100% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.100% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.100% fail on View to rear
      • 0.100% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (14% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (4.2% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.90% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4.2% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Emission control equipment (13 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.100% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.100% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition (46% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.100% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.100% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.100% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (28% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.100% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.100% fail on Hose
    • 0.100% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.100% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.100% fail on Carrier
    • 0.100% fail on Transmission
      • 0.100% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.100% fail on Joints
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (34% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (17% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.100% fail on Airbags
      • 0.100% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.30% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3.5% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plates (4.2% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.100% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.100% fail on Condition