Mercedes-Benz B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2010
76.1% pass rate
from 698 tests in 2017
(18% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.72% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Front lamps (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.72% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Washers (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Wipers (89% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.72% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.43% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.43% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 0.57% fail on Steering
    • 0.57% fail on Steering system
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.29% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.14% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate
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