Mercedes-Benz 190 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
64.9% pass rate
from 228 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz 190 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.3% fail on Lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.88% fail on Horn
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.1% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Location
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.88% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.88% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on General condition
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.44% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.44% fail on Front
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.8% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.44% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.44% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
      • 0.44% fail on Leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.44% fail on Pedal
        • 0.44% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.88% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.88% fail on Chassis
    • 0.88% fail on Seats
      • 0.44% fail on Passengers
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
    • 0.44% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.2% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Other components
        • 0.88% fail on Steering pivot point (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate

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