Mercedes-Benz A-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2015
83.0% pass rate
from 264 tests in 2020
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.38% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 3.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.38% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.38% fail on View to rear
      • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (15 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.76% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.76% fail on Suspension
    • 0.38% fail on Springs
      • 0.38% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
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