MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car : Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz

ModelTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
19081261.45%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190D13564.44%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190E2,74966.61%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
20072364.45%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
200E8564.71%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
200TE2766.67%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
204K1100%n/a
2105855.17%Electrical wiring insecure.
219250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
2201,08768.45%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
220CDI1060%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
220SE887.5%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
2301,43064.83%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
230E27468.98%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
230SL3688.89%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
230TE10057%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
24010164.36%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
25040678.82%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
250D10366.99%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
26017676.7%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
260E7380.82%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
2704100%n/a
2801,31570.57%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
280G7167.61%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
280S10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
280SE8876.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
280SL45675.44%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
2903100%n/a
3003,40569.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300D14371.33%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300SL67775.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300TE7070%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
308D68048.68%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
32081966.79%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
320CDI1850%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
320SL10%Fuel system leaking excessively or a risk of fire.
35036177.84%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
38056373.53%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
4001782.35%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
4161471.43%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
42058473.12%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
45020872.6%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
5001,31672.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
500SL68778.17%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
56026171.65%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
560SL1650%Binding brake.
60011077.27%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
A-Class121,68974.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
A4525187.25%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A1402,89848.65%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1505,88164.07%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
A1604,67360.95%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1702,33760.21%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1809,68677.68%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
A180CDI1154.55%Parking brake inoperative on one side.
A19032054.06%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A2003,22780.01%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A2109048.89%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
A22048884.22%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A25021287.26%Brake lining or pad worn down to wear indicator.
Amg4271.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
B-Class42,07374.74%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B1501,14662.65%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B16049670.97%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
B17084864.74%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
B1805,36074.96%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
B2002,21973.23%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B2202580%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C-Class204,10675.93%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C36 AMG1100%n/a
C43 AMG1100%n/a
C55 AMG3100%n/a
C63 AMG7100%n/a
C16042553.41%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C18011,77666.19%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C180K16,72159.62%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C20016,52067.71%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C200K7,33657.32%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C22034,59762.9%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C2301,13863.53%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
C2402,84258.37%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
C2503,34478.77%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C2703,69153.94%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C28069068.99%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
C3202,31760.29%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C35085876.34%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CL-Class95874.74%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CL55 AMG366.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CL6312582.4%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
CL65 AMG450%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CL4202962.07%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
CL5002,42771.41%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CL60031575.24%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLA-Class15,99584.52%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLA180988.89%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
CLA200650%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLA2202180.95%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC-Class3,30859.16%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC1602653.85%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
CLC1803,07760.84%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC2001,32658.67%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC2201,38358.57%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC2303855.26%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC3502065%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CLK-Class26,57858.95%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK55 AMG2100%n/a
CLK63 AMG1100%n/a
CLK20089661.72%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK2203,91254.7%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK2305162.75%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
CLK2401,21959.06%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK27094255.94%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK2802,94362.79%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK3205,01260.83%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK3501,42064.3%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK43023665.25%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK50030564.59%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS-Class16,27975.15%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS55 AMG6771.64%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLS63 AMG2100%n/a
CLS25018276.92%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLS3202,09765.05%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLS3502,77473.11%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS50023770.46%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
Convertible1883.33%Horn inoperative.
E-Class139,10779.41%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E5010%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
E5563576.85%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E2001,11469.3%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E22016,23771.98%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E23015362.09%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
E2403,96461.78%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E2503,77581.17%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E2601100%n/a
E2701,75865.3%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E2803,15666.79%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E3001,45071.52%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E32013,52563.95%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E3503,88880.48%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E400785.71%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
E420333.33%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E43027560%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
E50043068.6%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
G-Class64781.92%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G551478.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G55 AMG1478.57%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
G63 AMG785.71%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
G2801100%n/a
G300450%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
G3202100%n/a
G35010379.61%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
G4001369.23%Fluid leaking excessively and likely to harm the environment or to pose a safety risk to other road users.
G5002572%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
GL-Class2,30182.18%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GL32066769.27%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GL35037177.63%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
GL42040669.46%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
GL4505273.08%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
GL5005872.41%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
GLA-Class15,18890.22%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
GLA 45250%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
GLA 2008100%n/a
GLA 22013100%n/a
GLA 250475%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
GLC-class4,50089.11%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
GLS-Class8090%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Hearse7867.95%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
Kompressor683.33%Brake lining or pad worn down to wear indicator.
Limo3591.43%Smoke opacity levels exceed the manufacturer's specified limit.
M-Class1580%Product on the headlamp lens or light source which reduces light intensity or changes emitted colour.
McLaren2100%n/a
McLaren SLR1100%n/a
ML28,45471.53%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML55 AMG1100%n/a
ML63 AMG475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ML2501,40182.3%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
ML2707,54250.3%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
ML2801,72864.47%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ML30076484.69%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
ML3203,96164.88%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML3502,42069.05%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML4006100%n/a
ML42035970.75%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
ML43013861.59%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
ML50021157.82%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
R-Class1,76371.58%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R28011367.26%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R300 CDI1100%n/a
R3201,16766.07%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R320L10%Smoke opacity levels exceed the manufacturer's specified limit.
R35018874.47%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R350 CDI1770.59%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R5004075%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
S-Class14,47980.23%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S557671.05%Horn inoperative.
S63 AMG250%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
S28069564.46%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S30016100%n/a
S3205,32466.28%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S320L1100%n/a
S3501,95680.21%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S4005198.04%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
S4204465.91%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
S43022864.91%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S5001,36971.07%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S500L785.71%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
S60018172.38%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
SE1100%n/a
SL-Class9,58083.15%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SL55 AMG966.67%Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.
SL60 AMG2100%n/a
SL63 AMG10%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SL65 AMG1100%n/a
SL28069375.32%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SL3001464.29%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
SL3201,95177.4%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SL3502,34679.97%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SL380366.67%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SL450785.71%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
SL5002,83779.27%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
SL6008282.93%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SLC17888.2%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK-Class49,69074.67%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK32 AMG1100%n/a
SLK55 AMG2100%n/a
SLK2002,74579.38%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK2304765.96%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SLK2501,62481.16%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK2802,70570.68%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK3001675%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
SLK32067369.99%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SLK3501,43973.52%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLR5298.08%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SLS29991.3%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Smart2556%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Traveliner18671.51%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
V-Class3,71283.3%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
V22037464.44%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
V23025050%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
Vaneo1,03349.85%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Vario15265.79%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Viano6,32166.6%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.

Tests: 1,002,727

Average Mercedes-Benz pass rate: 73.19%

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)Major11%
4Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major10%
5Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.5.2.3(d)(ii)Dangerous9%
6Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.1.1.11(c)Major7%
7Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.5.2.3(d)(i)Major7%
8Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.1.1.13(a)(ii)Dangerous6%
9Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)Major6%
10Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major6%

Tests date range: 20th May 2018 to 9th April 2019


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