Mercedes-Benz 190 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
66.7% pass rate
from 54 tests in 2020
(23% better than other 2001 cars)
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz 190 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (12% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Springs (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Coil spring (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (32% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage
    • 1.9% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.9% fail on Sub-frame
  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on View to rear
      • 1.9% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission
      • 1.9% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Seats
      • 1.9% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Spark ignition (41% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.7% fail on Road Wheels (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Size/type

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