Mercedes-Benz C-Class MOT Results

Registered in 1993
67.3% pass rate
from 52 tests in 2020
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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Tyres (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Condition
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on View to rear
      • 1.9% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.9% fail on Operation
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.9% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device

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