Mercedes-Benz 190 MOT Results

Registered in 1987
61.3% pass rate
from 142 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz 190 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Battery
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.70% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.70% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.70% fail on Lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.5% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.70% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.70% fail on Pipes
    • 0.70% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.70% fail on Attachment
    • 0.70% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.70% fail on Attachment
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.70% fail on Front
    • 0.70% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.70% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.2% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
    • 1.4% fail on Restricted movement
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.70% fail on Hub components
      • 0.70% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.70% fail on Brake calipers
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.2% fail on Body condition
    • 2.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis
    • 2.1% fail on Doors
      • 2.1% fail on Passengers other (8 times worse than other 1987 cars)
  • 7.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.70% fail on Steering box
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Other components
        • 0.70% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.70% fail on Towbars
    • 0.70% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment

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