MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car : Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz

ModelTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
19069071.01%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190D10964.22%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190E2,39268.77%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
20067067.01%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
200E7367.12%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
200TE2454.17%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
204K2100%n/a
2104852.08%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
219250%Brake hose bulging under pressure.
22099167.91%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
220CDI850%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
2301,15367.65%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
230E9667.71%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
230SL1464.29%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
230TE3167.74%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
2409363.44%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
25034176.25%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
250D9772.16%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
26014676.03%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
260E6770.15%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
2703100%n/a
2801,15973.17%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
280G5764.91%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
280S2100%n/a
280SE3577.14%Binding brake.
280SL20181.09%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
2901100%n/a
3003,17572.88%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300D11573.04%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300SL30582.3%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300TE6561.54%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
308D46953.94%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
32068669.24%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
320CDI1560%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
320SL250%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
35027076.3%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
38043771.17%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
4001989.47%Parking brake control missing, defective or inoperative.
4161241.67%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
42062074.84%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
45010679.25%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
5001,21377.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
500SL32680.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
56017874.72%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
560SL1485.71%Brake efficiency well below minimum requirement.
6008782.76%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A-Class242,62279.19%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A459081.11%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
A14064647.37%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1502,20262.17%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A1601,91363.98%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A17078859.9%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A1803,59970.77%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A180CDI1553.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
A19018558.38%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A2002,62275.51%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A2105952.54%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
A22016078.13%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A2506886.76%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
AMG4381.4%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
B-Class64,23074.99%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B15042963.17%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B16024667.07%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
B17035060.86%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
B1802,02167.84%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B20081269.33%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B2201687.5%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
C-Class344,32676.07%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C32 AMG1100%n/a
C36 AMG10%Electrical wiring insecure.
C43 AMG3100%n/a
C55 AMG250%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
C63 AMG11100%n/a
C16034650.87%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C1803,55767.78%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C180K5,95558.72%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C2005,27164.39%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C200K5,67060.02%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C22011,65163.25%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C23036262.15%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C24072262.05%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
C2501,43174.98%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C2702,22654.81%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C28020970.81%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
C3201,80760.71%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C35035573.8%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CL-Class1,08176.23%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL55 AMG1100%n/a
CL635581.82%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CL63 AMG10%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL65 AMG475%Air/vacuum brake air leak.
CL4202277.27%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CL5002,21373.7%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL60028676.22%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLA-Class39,04383.32%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLA1801376.92%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLA2001283.33%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLA2202986.21%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CLA25010%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
CLC-Class6,24656.15%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC1602762.96%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC1801,23758.69%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC2001,29653.16%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC22057154.82%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC2304360.47%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC3502470.83%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
CLK-Class31,46260.98%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK55 AMG1100%n/a
CLK20032561.23%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK2201,48856.79%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK2301770.59%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLK24043256.48%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK27028757.14%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK2801,21465.24%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK3201,70761.34%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK35058765.25%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK4307463.51%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK50011963.87%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS-Class23,21375%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS55 AMG2369.57%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLS63 AMG1100%n/a
CLS2506672.73%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLS32079866.17%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLS3501,08871.6%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS5009773.2%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Convertible1478.57%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E-Class214,96279.13%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E5559875.75%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E20034772.91%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
E2205,53472.19%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E23010869.44%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
E2402,68964.45%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E2501,51676.65%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E2701,23463.05%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E2801,05068.38%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E2901100%n/a
E30042872.9%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
E3204,11066.57%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E3501,63477.48%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E400862.5%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E43019964.82%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
E50019779.19%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
G-Class1,31084.81%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G551050%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
G55 AMG1181.82%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
G63 AMG6100%n/a
G2801100%n/a
G3003100%n/a
G320333.33%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
G35011080%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
G4006100%n/a
G5001478.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
GL-Class2,82881.44%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GL32056369.8%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GL35016273.46%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
GL42035273.3%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
GL4501758.82%Direction indicator lens defective such that the emitted light is adversely affected.
GL5002171.43%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
GLA-Class53,11389.14%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GLA 4510%Braking system component insecure or inadequately mounted.
GLA 2004691.3%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
GLA 220988.89%Tyre not fitted in compliance with the manufacturer's instructions.
GLA 2506100%n/a
GLC-class45,33989.37%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
GLE18,49389.22%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GLE-Class1100%n/a
GLS-Class1,83087.49%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Hearse8567.06%Electrical wiring insecure.
Kompressor757.14%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Limo3574.29%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
M-Class1353.85%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
ML35,29371.14%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML55 AMG1100%n/a
ML25074275.34%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML2702,03753.12%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
ML28061965.59%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML30028582.11%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML3201,42063.52%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML3501,02169.34%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML400250%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
ML42036072.78%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
ML4307753.25%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML50018063.89%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R-Class1,77670.33%Constant velocity joint boot missing, split, insecure or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt.
R2809465.96%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
R300 CDI1100%n/a
R32095065.47%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
R320L1100%n/a
R3508170.37%Constant velocity joint boot missing, split, insecure or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt.
R350 CDI1758.82%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R5001883.33%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
S-Class25,14782.03%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S556675.76%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
S63 AMG3100%n/a
S28051870.27%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S300666.67%Exhaust on a vehicle fitted with a diesel particulate filter emits visible smoke of any colour.
S3201,58769.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S35074381.7%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S4002989.66%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
S4203979.49%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
S43014363.64%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S4501392.31%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
S50046771.52%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S500L4100%n/a
S6006175.41%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SE1100%n/a
SL-Class17,78782.96%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SL55 AMG785.71%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
SL63 AMG2100%n/a
SL65 AMG1100%n/a
SL28031878.3%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SL300580%Wiper not operating, or missing.
SL32083677.87%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SL3501,06278.91%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SL3803100%n/a
SL5001,33878.1%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SL6009386.02%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLC7,38689.6%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK-Class57,33173.76%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK55 AMG1100%n/a
SLK2001,19076.22%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK2302254.55%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SLK25073280.87%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
SLK2801,21168.29%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK3001190.91%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud.
SLK32067267.41%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SLK35063871.16%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLR4989.8%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
SLS32294.72%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Smart1936.84%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
Traveliner15560%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
V-Class8,78383.65%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
V22023675.42%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
V23015646.79%Electrical wiring insecure.
Vaneo63348.97%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
Vario13168.7%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Viano5,91265.75%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
X1,57981.57%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.

Tests: 1,380,292

Average Mercedes-Benz pass rate: 77.14%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.5.2.3(d)(ii)Dangerous13%
2Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major12%
3Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous12%
4Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.5.3.1(b)(i)Major11%
5Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major8%
6Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major7%
7Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.5.2.3(d)(i)Major6%
8Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.1.1.11(c)Major6%
9Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.1.1.13(a)(ii)Dangerous5%
10Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.5.3.4(b)(ii)Major5%
Tests date range:
25th December 2020 to 24th December 2021

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