MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car : Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz

ModelTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
19067671.15%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190D10269.61%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
190E2,42169.48%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
20066969.66%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
200E6770.15%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
200TE2548%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
204K1100%n/a
2105360.38%Electrical wiring insecure.
2191100%n/a
2201,00469.42%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
220CDI1384.62%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
220SE683.33%King pin loose in the axle beam.
2301,20469.1%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
230E23164.94%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
230SL2584%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
230TE7467.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
24011571.3%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
25033177.34%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
250D8464.29%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
26015475.97%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
260E6578.46%Seat belt load bearing structure strength significantly reduced near an anchorage point.
2703100%n/a
2801,14975.2%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
280G6363.49%Brakes out of balance across an axle.
280S250%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
280SE8171.6%Binding brake.
280SL40779.36%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
2902100%n/a
3003,14474.08%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
300D12369.92%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300SL66579.25%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
300TE6177.05%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
308D44459.23%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
32070571.77%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
320CDI1457.14%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
320SL2100%n/a
35031575.87%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
38052876.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
4001586.67%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
4161258.33%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
42058478.77%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
45012278.69%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
5001,25379.73%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
500SL65679.42%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
56025680.08%Horn inoperative.
560SL966.67%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
6008676.74%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A-Class208,72080.75%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A4525784.05%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A1401,71952.71%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
A1505,74563.34%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A1604,03864.96%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A1701,94866.58%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
A1809,85075.07%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A180CDI1573.33%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A19021062.86%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
A2003,25676.93%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A2105651.79%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
A22047379.07%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
A25022584.44%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
AMG4682.61%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B-Class55,75776.91%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
B1501,11562.33%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B16052266.67%Electrical wiring insecure.
B17088366.14%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
B1805,53972.07%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B2002,23173.55%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
B2203287.5%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
C-Class289,85479.41%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C32 AMG1100%n/a
C43 AMG366.67%Fracture or welding defect on a wheel.
C55 AMG560%Headlamp beam image obviously incorrect.
C63 AMG11100%n/a
C16035658.71%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C1809,68369.44%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C180K15,36261.61%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C20014,76268.54%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C200K6,03462.16%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C22030,25965.17%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C2301,02265.95%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
C2402,03063.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C2503,44576.34%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
C2702,51357.86%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C28061173.98%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C3201,94862.78%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
C35090178.58%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CL-Class96879.34%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL55 AMG4100%n/a
CL6312178.51%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
CL63 AMG10%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL65 AMG475%Air/vacuum brake air leak.
CL4202661.54%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
CL5002,28775.08%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CL60027682.25%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLA-Class34,81584.7%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLA1801291.67%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
CLA2001181.82%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
CLA2202993.1%Fracture or welding defect on a wheel.
CLA2502100%n/a
CLC-Class3,39660.34%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC1602864.29%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
CLC1803,18460.8%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC2001,30957.22%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC2201,39759.41%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC2303458.82%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLC3502185.71%SRS malfunction indicator lamp indicates a system malfunction.
CLK-Class22,86362.91%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK55 AMG2100%n/a
CLK20079462.72%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLK2203,79059.02%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK2303060%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
CLK2401,06960.34%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK27071460.08%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK2802,94465.86%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK3204,32364.19%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK3501,39067.05%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLK43020469.12%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLK50030474.67%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLS-Class19,65877.5%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS55 AMG6674.24%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLS63 AMG2100%n/a
CLS25018676.88%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
CLS3201,95168.58%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CLS3502,74073.1%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
CLS50023677.12%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
Convertible1877.78%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E-Class180,61681.12%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E5561077.54%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E20095274.47%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
E22014,36773.83%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E23011662.07%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
E2402,96065.3%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E2503,82078.04%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E2601100%n/a
E2701,37866.62%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E2802,76470.33%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E3001,13373.61%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E32010,86267.29%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
E3504,08078.01%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E400955.56%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
E43020864.9%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
E50041875.6%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
G-Class1,09486.75%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G551258.33%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
G55 AMG1478.57%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
G63 AMG9100%n/a
G2801100%n/a
G300771.43%Parking brake inoperative on one side.
G32010%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
G35010271.57%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
G4008100%n/a
G5002576%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
GL-Class2,43880.43%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GL32058572.31%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GL35037172.24%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
GL42037374.8%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GL4504866.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
GL5005669.64%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
GLA-Class43,23190.59%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GLA 45580%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
GLA 2002195.24%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud.
GLA 2202688.46%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
GLA 25010100%n/a
GLC-class32,52190.11%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
GLE15,18090.9%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
GLS-Class1,50889.19%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Hearse8470.24%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Kompressor742.86%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
Limo3485.29%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
M-Class1275%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
McLaren SLR1100%n/a
ML27,10674.41%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML55 AMG1100%n/a
ML63 AMG580%Engine MIL inoperative or indicating a malfunction.
ML2501,39581.22%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML2705,39555.64%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
ML2801,63968.94%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
ML30073582.86%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
ML3203,59466.58%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
ML3502,42370.99%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
ML400250%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
ML42035768.35%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
ML4309769.07%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
ML50018066.11%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R-Class1,66471.51%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R2809373.12%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R300 CDI1100%n/a
R32099570.35%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
R320L1100%n/a
R35019380.83%Constant velocity joint boot missing, split, insecure or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt.
R350 CDI2075%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.
R5003372.73%Shock absorber disfunctional or leaking severely.
S-Class18,84883.95%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S556873.53%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S63 AMG3100%n/a
S65 AMG1100%n/a
S28055669.78%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S3001172.73%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
S3204,21468.91%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S320L1100%n/a
S3501,79580.45%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S4004185.37%Tyre with a cut in excess of the requirements.
S4203464.71%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
S43015165.56%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S4509100%n/a
S5001,17174.89%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
S500L5100%n/a
S60015973.58%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
SE1100%n/a
SL-Class11,49684.81%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SL55 AMG1384.62%Brake lining or pad worn below 1.5mm.
SL63 AMG250%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SL28069178.29%Brake pipe damaged or excessively corroded.
SL3001770.59%Wiper not operating, or missing.
SL3201,93478.34%Stop lamp missing or inoperative.
SL3502,40181.13%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SL3803100%n/a
SL450250%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
SL5002,88580.66%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
SL6007780.52%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
SLC7,28991.29%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK-Class50,97775.38%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK32 AMG1100%n/a
SLK55 AMG1100%n/a
SLK2002,99779.05%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK2304060%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
SLK2501,77280.08%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
SLK2802,79170.26%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLK3002085%Loose or missing wheel nut, bolt or stud.
SLK32066370.14%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
SLK3501,45171.61%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
SLR4390.7%Number plate missing or insecure.
SLS30393.4%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Smart2360.87%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Traveliner14569.66%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
V-Class6,86184.22%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
V22029866.44%Constant velocity joint boot missing, split, insecure or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt.
V23017650%Electrical wiring insecure.
Vaneo71253.09%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Vario12671.43%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Viano5,68267.11%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
X44683.63%Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.

Tests: 1,308,081

Average Mercedes-Benz pass rate: 78.06%

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)Major9%
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 April 2020 to 2nd April 2021


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