Mercedes-Benz 190 MOT Results

Registered in 1987
66.7% pass rate
from 132 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz 190 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.76% fail on Individual direction indicators
      • 0.76% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.76% fail on Arm
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.76% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.76% fail on Horn
    • 0.76% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.76% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.76% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.76% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 9.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.76% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Doors
      • 2.3% fail on Other passenger's door (18 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Door condition (20 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 0.76% fail on Body condition
      • 0.76% fail on Panel
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Pipe
    • 0.76% fail on Transmission
      • 0.76% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.76% fail on Prop shaft
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.76% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.76% fail on Wipers
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.76% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.76% fail on Operation
    • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas

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