Mercedes-Benz 190 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.8% pass rate
from 65 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz 190 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 9.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.5% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.6% fail on Springs
      • 4.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Axles
      • 1.5% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.6% fail on Joints
    • 3.1% fail on Chassis
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Engine mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Bracket
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
  • 4.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plates (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.5% fail on Condition

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