MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car : Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz

ModelTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
19071171.17%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190D11269.64%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190E2,57369.61%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
20072168.1%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
200E6971.01%Electrical wiring insecure.
200TE2352.17%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
204K1100%n/a
2105257.69%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
219250%Brake hose bulging under pressure.
2201,03668.44%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
220CDI1478.57%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
220SE683.33%King pin loose in the axle beam.
2301,29669.06%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
230E24066.25%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
230SL2982.76%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
230TE7767.53%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
24011369.03%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
25033476.65%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
250D9664.58%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
26017173.68%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
260E7070%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
2703100%n/a
2801,25873.45%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
280G6465.63%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
280S366.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
280SE7973.42%Binding brake.
280SL42579.53%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
2901100%n/a
3003,39173.28%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300D12567.2%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300SL65080.92%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300TE6473.44%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
308D50657.51%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
32073971.31%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
320CDI1560%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
320SL366.67%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
35032576.62%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
38058873.81%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
4002185.71%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
4161553.33%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
42066276.44%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
45013080.77%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
5001,34676.97%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
500SL68179.74%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
56025278.97%Binding brake.
560SL1369.23%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
6008978.65%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A-Class217,74879.83%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A4526583.4%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A1401,66351.83%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1505,54863.09%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A1603,95864%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1701,89565.33%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A1809,74574.66%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A180CDI1963.16%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A19021562.79%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A2003,33476.63%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A2105952.54%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
A22048079.58%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A25022584%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
AMG4879.17%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
B-Class58,35276.01%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
B1501,07562.42%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
B16051167.32%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
B17084865.45%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
B1805,39971.61%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
B2002,19672.95%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B2203488.24%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
C-Class304,24078.37%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C32 AMG1100%n/a
C36 AMG10%Electrical wiring insecure.
C43 AMG366.67%Fracture or welding defect on a wheel.
C55 AMG560%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
C63 AMG12100%n/a
C16036459.34%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C1809,33968.89%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C180K14,88761.01%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C20014,44667.97%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C200K6,14661.91%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C22029,43964.78%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C23098765.15%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
C2401,94063.45%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C2503,38975.51%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C2702,54256.81%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C28058273.37%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C3201,99662.37%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C35089976.53%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CL-Class1,02278.38%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL55 AMG2100%n/a
CL6311878.81%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
CL63 AMG10%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL65 AMG475%Air/vacuum brake air leak.
CL4202864.29%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
CL5002,39074.94%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL60028280.14%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLA-Class36,70283.77%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLA1801283.33%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
CLA2001485.71%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
CLA2203190.32%Fracture or welding defect on a wheel.
CLA2502100%n/a
CLC-Class3,80159.14%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC1602759.26%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC1803,08761.03%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC2001,35556.38%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC2201,36658.86%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC2303658.33%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC3502176.19%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
CLK-Class24,79662.06%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK55 AMG1100%n/a
CLK20079662.19%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK2203,72958.17%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK2303363.64%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
CLK2401,04859.54%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK27069458.65%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK2802,87265.42%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK3204,24563.67%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK3501,38266.06%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK43018767.91%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK50029972.91%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLS-Class20,72976.91%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS55 AMG5972.88%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLS63 AMG2100%n/a
CLS25017874.16%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS3201,91867.52%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLS3502,66072.82%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS50023674.15%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Convertible1675%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E-Class192,52780.38%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E5563777.24%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E20093074.19%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E22014,15273.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E23011763.25%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
E2403,01964.23%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E2503,77377.31%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E2601100%n/a
E2701,40065.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E2802,70470.01%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E3001,12472.86%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E32010,51266.73%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E3503,99977.32%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E400955.56%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E43022063.64%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
E50041776.02%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
G-Class1,17585.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G551353.85%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G55 AMG1770.59%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
G63 AMG10100%n/a
G2801100%n/a
G300666.67%Parking brake inoperative on one side.
G320250%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
G35011573.91%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
G40010100%n/a
G5002382.61%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
GL-Class2,62080.31%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GL32060871.88%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GL35036973.44%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
GL42038973.78%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GL4504765.96%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
GL5005971.19%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GLA-Class46,44489.91%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GLA 45666.67%Braking system component insecure or inadequately mounted.
GLA 20025100%n/a
GLA 2202588%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
GLA 25010100%n/a
GLC-class37,24889.34%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
GLE16,46989.96%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GLS-Class1,60288.2%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Hearse8668.6%Electrical wiring insecure.
Kompressor633.33%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
Limo3691.67%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
M-Class1361.54%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
McLaren SLR1100%n/a
ML29,03673.72%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML55 AMG1100%n/a
ML63 AMG580%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
ML2501,41380.47%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML2705,20955.21%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
ML2801,59668.05%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ML30074382.91%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
ML3203,48065.89%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML3502,36770.47%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML400366.67%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
ML42037670.74%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
ML4309767.01%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
ML50019263.02%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R-Class1,75271.69%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R28010468.27%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
R300 CDI1100%n/a
R3201,04168.88%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R320L1100%n/a
R35018679.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
R350 CDI2171.43%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R5003473.53%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
S-Class20,85183.43%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S556872.06%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S63 AMG4100%n/a
S65 AMG1100%n/a
S28058570.09%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S3001275%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
S3204,09869.01%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S320L1100%n/a
S3501,80980.27%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S4004388.37%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
S4203868.42%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
S43016062.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S4501794.12%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
S5001,16373.77%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S500L5100%n/a
S60015272.37%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SE1100%n/a
SL-Class13,23683.64%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SL55 AMG1080%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
SL63 AMG1100%n/a
SL65 AMG1100%n/a
SL28069078.12%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
SL3001580%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SL3201,94578.66%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SL3502,35480.63%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SL3802100%n/a
SL45010%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
SL5002,86580.17%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
SL6008986.52%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SLC7,30290.25%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK-Class54,71974.77%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK32 AMG1100%n/a
SLK55 AMG1100%n/a
SLK2002,90378.09%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK2303961.54%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SLK2501,68379.86%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK2802,73969.66%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK3002090%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud.
SLK32070269.37%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SLK3501,42471.42%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLR4789.36%Number plate missing or insecure.
SLS32494.75%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Smart2254.55%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Traveliner15964.15%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
V-Class7,96583.33%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
V22034769.45%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
V23018646.77%Electrical wiring insecure.
Vaneo73851.63%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
Vario13470.15%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Viano6,01966.07%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
X73482.43%Parking brake inoperative on one side.

Tests: 1,369,269

Average Mercedes-Benz pass rate: 77.41%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.5.2.3(d)(ii)Dangerous13%
2Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous12%
3Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major12%
4Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.5.3.1(b)(i)Major10%
5Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major8%
6Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.1.1.11(c)Major6%
7Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.5.2.3(d)(i)Major6%
8Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(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)Major5%
Tests date range:
3rd July 2020 to 2nd July 2021

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