Mercedes-Benz 190 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
53.8% pass rate
from 117 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz 190 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.85% fail on Switch
      • 0.85% fail on Dipswitch
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.85% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 10% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.85% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.85% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Component mounting
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.4% fail on Components
        • 9.4% fail on Pipes (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Hoses
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.85% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 6.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.85% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.85% fail on Drag link end
  • 1.7% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.7% fail on Attachment
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.85% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.85% fail on Doors
      • 0.85% fail on Drivers
  • 0.85% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate

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