Mercedes-Benz C-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.2% pass rate
from 742 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 C-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (74% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.13% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.27% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.81% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Springs
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.13% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.94% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.94% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.81% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.81% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.54% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.27% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers

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