Mercedes-Benz C-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.3% pass rate
from 131 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.76% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.76% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.76% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.76% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.76% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility
    • 0.76% fail on Wipers
    • 0.76% fail on Washers
  • 0.76% fail on Brakes
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 0.76% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.76% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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