Mercedes-Benz B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2013
88.1% pass rate
from 1,684 tests in 2017
(30% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (84% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.059% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.059% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.89% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.83% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.059% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
  • 0.71% fail on Brakes (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Hub components (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake pads (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.059% fail on Pipes
        • 0.059% fail on Hoses
      • 0.059% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
    • 0.059% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.059% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.059% fail on Pedal
        • 0.059% fail on Anti-slip
  • 0.65% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Attachment
  • 0.42% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.059% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
  • 0.059% fail on Steering
    • 0.059% fail on Steering system
      • 0.059% fail on Steering rack
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