Mercedes-Benz A-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2011
82.3% pass rate
from 891 tests in 2017
(28% better than other 2011 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Position lamps (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front lamps (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Tread depth (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Wipers (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.90% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.11% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.22% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.22% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
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