MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car : Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz

ModelTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
19058061.38%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190D9065.56%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190E1,83266.76%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
20048863.73%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
200E5966.1%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
200TE2171.43%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
2103548.57%Electrical wiring insecure.
219250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
22066467.47%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
220CDI560%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
220SE683.33%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
23099563.42%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
230E19068.95%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
230SL2788.89%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
230TE6155.74%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
2406660.61%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
25029077.24%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
250D5764.91%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
26012082.5%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
260E4782.98%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
2703100%n/a
28094870.46%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
280G5170.59%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
280S10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
280SE6476.56%Horn inoperative.
280SL33975.22%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
2902100%n/a
3002,41869.07%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300D10375.73%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300SL50674.11%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300TE5369.81%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
308D47349.26%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
32052667.11%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
320CDI1154.55%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
320SL10%Fuel system leaking excessively or a risk of fire.
35025576.47%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
38040974.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
4001070%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
4161266.67%Number plate does not conform to requirements.
42043672.48%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
45015771.97%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
50094172.69%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
500SL49177.39%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
56018768.98%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
560SL966.67%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
6006976.81%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
A-Class70,37573.34%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
A4519386.01%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
A1401,94448.56%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1503,70164.55%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A1602,96861.29%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1701,49360.35%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1806,41278.71%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
A180CDI742.86%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
A19020951.67%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
A2002,11281.06%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
A2105345.28%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
A22036387.05%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
A25015187.42%Brake lining or pad worn down to wear indicator.
Amg2770.37%Tyre not fitted in compliance with the manufacturer's instructions.
B-Class25,19974.57%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
B15071163.43%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
B16026371.1%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
B17053163.28%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
B1803,53576.66%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
B2001,46973.79%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
B2201776.47%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C-Class121,54475.5%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C36 AMG1100%n/a
C43 AMG1100%n/a
C55 AMG1100%n/a
C63 AMG4100%n/a
C16026652.26%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C1807,56366.42%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C180K10,36860.18%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C20011,18968.97%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C200K4,77958.21%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C22021,59362.8%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C23072564%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C2401,87258.55%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
C2502,03977.64%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C2702,38353.34%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C28045871.18%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
C3201,51560.86%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
C35053476.78%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CL-Class60476.16%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CL55 AMG366.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CL638186.42%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CL65 AMG10%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CL4202356.52%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
CL5001,55172.15%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CL60021274.53%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLA-Class9,41384.44%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLA1807100%n/a
CLA200366.67%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
CLA2201163.64%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC-Class2,03859.18%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC1601560%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
CLC1801,98061.52%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC20084659.46%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC22089259.75%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLC2302050%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC3501369.23%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK-Class17,33058.81%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK55 AMG2100%n/a
CLK63 AMG1100%n/a
CLK20059662.58%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK2202,45954.7%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK2303366.67%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
CLK24078458.55%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK27061356.28%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK2801,87062.67%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK3203,32160.58%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLK35088464.14%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK43015763.06%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK50021162.56%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS-Class10,13475.17%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS55 AMG4673.91%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLS63 AMG2100%n/a
CLS25012678.57%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
CLS3201,34664.78%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
CLS3501,73872.32%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS50015670.51%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
Convertible1485.71%Horn inoperative.
E-Class84,30879.18%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E5541475.36%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E20073768.93%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E22010,59272.27%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E23010964.22%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
E2402,59861.93%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E2502,36580.85%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
E2701,13865.11%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E2801,99767.25%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E30096071.56%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E3208,75163.84%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
E3502,37581.09%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
E4005100%n/a
E420250%Lamp "tell tales" for main beam headlamp or rear fog lamp missing or inoperative.
E43017659.09%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
E50025968.34%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
G-Class37882.54%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G55771.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G55 AMG887.5%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
G63 AMG683.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
G300450%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
G3202100%n/a
G3506478.13%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
G400966.67%Front or rear fog lamp emitted colour or position not in accordance with requirements.
G5001668.75%Fuel system leaking, or missing or ineffective filler cap.
GL-Class1,42782.48%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GL32041470.05%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GL35023478.63%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
GL42026369.58%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
GL4503473.53%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
GL5003767.57%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
GLA-Class8,75590.2%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
GLA 45250%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
GLA 2005100%n/a
GLA 22011100%n/a
GLA 2501100%n/a
GLC-class1,17588.34%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
GLS-Class887.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Hearse5962.71%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
Kompressor475%Brake lining or pad worn down to wear indicator.
Limo2692.31%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
M-Class1070%Product on the headlamp lens or light source which reduces light intensity or changes emitted colour.
McLaren2100%n/a
McLaren SLR1100%n/a
ML18,45571.79%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML63 AMG475%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ML25097183.32%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
ML2705,00249.8%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
ML2801,11265.65%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML30053983.12%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
ML3202,46965.17%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML3501,53267.36%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML4001100%n/a
ML42020470.59%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML4309965.66%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
ML50014252.82%Steering ball joint with excessive wear.
R-Class1,11970.69%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R2807270.83%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R32074866.18%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R320L10%Smoke opacity levels exceed the manufacturer's specified limit.
R35012073.33%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R350 CDI862.5%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R5002369.57%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
S-Class8,77079.82%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S554875%Brake disc or drum insecure, fractured or otherwise likely to fail.
S63 AMG10%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
S28048365.22%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S30011100%n/a
S3203,49265.81%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S320L1100%n/a
S3501,27480.53%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S4003296.88%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
S4203056.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
S43015265.79%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
S50089072.36%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
S500L580%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
S60011571.3%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
SL-Class6,13183.33%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
SL55 AMG540%Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.
SL60 AMG1100%n/a
SL65 AMG1100%n/a
SL28049675%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SL300862.5%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
SL3201,38877.16%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SL3501,50379.24%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
SL450683.33%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
SL5001,88980.15%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
SL6004580%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SLC2386.96%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
SLK-Class31,22074.43%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK32 AMG1100%n/a
SLK55 AMG2100%n/a
SLK2001,72679.95%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK2303161.29%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
SLK25099983.38%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK2801,66569.91%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK3001080%Direction indicator lamp emitted colour, position or intensity not in accordance with requirements.
SLK32046268.4%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SLK35089974.08%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLR3196.77%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
SLS18190.61%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Smart1369.23%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Traveliner12067.5%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
V-Class2,18182.03%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
V22023665.68%Constant velocity joint boot missing or split.
V23015743.95%Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.
Vaneo67649.7%Spring broken or seriously weakened.
Vario11368.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Viano3,97666.73%Headlamp aim outwith limits.

Tests: 616,082

Average Mercedes-Benz pass rate: 72.79%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush or joint excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major13%
2Spring broken or seriously weakened.5.3.1(b)(i)Major12%
3Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous12%
4Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major10%
5Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.5.2.3(d)(ii)Dangerous8%
6Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.5.2.3(d)(i)Major8%
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 5th December 2018


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