Mercedes-Benz 190 MOT Results

Registered in 1985
70.6% pass rate
from 51 tests in 2020
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz 190 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.9% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 9.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 9.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt
          • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 2.0% fail on Pedal
  • 5.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.0% fail on Power steering
      • 2.0% fail on Operation
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 2.0% fail on Attachment

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