MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car : Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz

ModelTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
19066961.14%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190D10663.21%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190E2,19066.48%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
20057363.87%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
200E6665.15%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
200TE2568%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
204K1100%n/a
2104353.49%Electrical wiring insecure.
219250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
22081967.77%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
220CDI650%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
220SE785.71%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
2301,16663.72%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
230E22468.75%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
230SL3290.63%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
230TE7458.11%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
2408262.2%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
25032577.85%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
250D7367.12%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
26014180.85%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
260E5780.7%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
2703100%n/a
2801,08069.63%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
280G5766.67%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
280S10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
280SE7477.03%Binding brake.
280SL38473.96%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
2903100%n/a
3002,79469.04%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300D12172.73%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300SL55275%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300TE5771.93%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
308D55648.2%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
32064165.68%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
320CDI1553.33%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
320SL10%Fuel system leaking excessively or a risk of fire.
35028376.68%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
38046173.32%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
4001376.92%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
4161369.23%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
42048173.39%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
45017572.57%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
5001,05672.54%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
500SL55577.48%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
56021069.52%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
560SL1163.64%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
6008177.78%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
A-Class88,74173.5%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A4522286.49%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
A1402,31149.24%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1504,55364.27%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1603,64261.07%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1701,80159.63%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1808,31778.47%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
A180CDI944.44%Parking brake inoperative on one side.
A19025352.17%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A2002,74981.23%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A2107147.89%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
A22043684.86%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A25018987.3%Brake lining or pad worn down to wear indicator.
Amg3369.7%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
B-Class30,87274.33%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B15086763.32%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B16033371.47%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
B17066763.12%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
B1804,47376.82%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
B2001,85173.85%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B2202281.82%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C-Class151,80775.56%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C36 AMG1100%n/a
C43 AMG1100%n/a
C55 AMG2100%n/a
C63 AMG7100%n/a
C16033553.43%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C1809,55466.64%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C180K12,81359.81%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C20013,57068.41%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C200K5,83757.68%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C22027,41763.22%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C23088062.73%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
C2402,27858.3%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
C2502,75978.62%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C2702,90153.29%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C28055170.42%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
C3201,85560.92%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C35067976.44%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CL-Class73974.7%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CL55 AMG366.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CL6310383.5%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CL65 AMG20%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CL4202560%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
CL5001,92071.46%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CL60026475%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLA-Class11,71284.45%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLA1808100%n/a
CLA200475%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CLA2201471.43%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC-Class2,56459.05%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC1601952.63%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
CLC1802,44861.52%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC2001,06058.77%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC2201,08958.77%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC2302846.43%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC3501764.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CLK-Class20,86658.78%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK55 AMG2100%n/a
CLK63 AMG1100%n/a
CLK20070962.34%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK2203,07354.21%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK2304261.9%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
CLK24095258.4%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK27072556.41%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK2802,29362.8%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK3204,00461.14%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK3501,06963.7%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK43019263.02%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK50024863.31%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS-Class12,46574.97%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS55 AMG5176.47%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLS63 AMG2100%n/a
CLS25014877.7%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLS3201,65864.54%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLS3502,12572.19%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS50019071.58%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
Convertible1681.25%Horn inoperative.
E-Class104,41479.21%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E5551076.27%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E20091669%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E22013,38872.13%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E23013061.54%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
E2403,14862.17%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E2503,18081.13%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E2601100%n/a
E2701,38164.88%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E2802,49667.47%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E3001,22472.39%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E32010,74264.04%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E3503,10080.65%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E400683.33%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
E420333.33%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E43022060%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
E50033567.46%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
G-Class48881.15%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G551478.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G55 AMG977.78%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
G63 AMG683.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
G2801100%n/a
G300450%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
G3202100%n/a
G3507678.95%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
G400966.67%Front or rear fog lamp emitted colour or position not in accordance with requirements.
G5002070%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
GL-Class1,74882.27%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GL32052569.33%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GL35030277.81%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
GL42032270.5%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
GL4503571.43%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
GL5004667.39%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
GLA-Class10,86790.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
GLA 45250%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
GLA 2005100%n/a
GLA 22011100%n/a
GLA 250250%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
GLC-class2,23888.56%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
GLS-Class2085%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Hearse6564.62%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Kompressor683.33%Brake lining or pad worn down to wear indicator.
Limo3190.32%Smoke opacity levels exceed the manufacturer's specified limit.
M-Class1275%Product on the headlamp lens or light source which reduces light intensity or changes emitted colour.
McLaren2100%n/a
McLaren SLR1100%n/a
ML22,60371.49%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML63 AMG475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ML2501,20583.24%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
ML2706,13250.31%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
ML2801,38165.53%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML30070484.38%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
ML3203,11864.46%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML3501,90168.54%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML4004100%n/a
ML42026769.66%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML43012263.11%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
ML50017755.37%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
R-Class1,36471.41%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R2809067.78%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R32093566.42%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R320L10%Smoke opacity levels exceed the manufacturer's specified limit.
R35015771.97%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R350 CDI1471.43%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R5002871.43%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
S-Class10,99180.14%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S556366.67%Horn inoperative.
S63 AMG250%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
S28057365.79%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S30013100%n/a
S3204,28166.22%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S320L1100%n/a
S3501,62280.89%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S4004597.78%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
S4203762.16%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
S43018666.13%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S5001,09271.25%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S500L785.71%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
S60014670.55%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
SL-Class7,28983.37%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SL55 AMG540%Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.
SL60 AMG1100%n/a
SL63 AMG10%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SL65 AMG1100%n/a
SL28055875.09%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SL3001060%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
SL3201,56976.93%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SL3501,80779.69%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SL3801100%n/a
SL450683.33%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
SL5002,21379.17%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
SL6005979.66%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SLC3387.88%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
SLK-Class37,51974.44%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK32 AMG1100%n/a
SLK55 AMG2100%n/a
SLK2002,11980.04%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK2303767.57%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SLK2501,19482.16%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK2801,97769.35%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK3001369.23%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
SLK32052568.57%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SLK3501,10574.03%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLR4097.5%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SLS23791.14%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Smart1752.94%Exhaust noise levels in excess of those permitted.
Traveliner14768.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
V-Class2,78782.71%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
V22029468.03%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
V23018045.56%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Vaneo83149.58%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Vario12467.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Viano4,97166.83%Headlamp aim outwith limits.

Tests: 763,870

Average Mercedes-Benz pass rate: 72.85%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major13%
2Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous12%
3Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.5.3.1(b)(i)Major12%
4Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major10%
5Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.5.2.3(d)(ii)Dangerous9%
6Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.5.2.3(d)(i)Major7%
7Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.1.1.11(c)Major7%
8Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)Major6%
9Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.1.1.13(a)(ii)Dangerous6%
10Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major6%

Tests date range: 20th May 2018 to 1st February 2019


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