Mercedes-Benz 190 MOT Results

Registered in 1986
61.5% pass rate
from 109 tests in 2017
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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz 190 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.92% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.92% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.92% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.92% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.92% fail on Lamp
      • 0.92% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.8% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.92% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.92% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.92% fail on Attachment
    • 0.92% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.92% fail on Front
    • 0.92% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.92% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.8% fail on Components
        • 2.8% fail on Hoses
        • 0.92% fail on Pipes
    • 2.8% fail on ABS (15 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 10% fail on Wipers (190% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
  • 11% fail on Tyres (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.92% fail on Size/type
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.92% fail on Hose
      • 0.92% fail on Pipe
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.6% fail on Steering system
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.92% fail on Other components
        • 0.92% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 1.8% fail on Doors
      • 0.92% fail on Drivers
      • 0.92% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.92% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.92% fail on Attachment
  • 0.92% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.92% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.92% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plate

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