Mercedes-Benz Citan MOT Results

Registered in 2013
68.7% pass rate
from 1,530 tests in 2017
(85% worse 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 Citan is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (59% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.065% fail on Switch
    • 0.065% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.065% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Front wheels (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.065% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake control components (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Anti-slip (21 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Components
        • 0.13% fail on Pipes
        • 0.065% fail on Hoses
      • 0.065% fail on Leaks
    • 0.26% fail on ABS (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.065% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (74% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension
    • 0.65% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
    • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (93 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.13% fail on Front
      • 0.13% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.065% fail on Location
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.065% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Free play (25 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (26 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.065% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.98% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Doors (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers front (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers other (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Load security
      • 0.065% fail on Loading door
  • 0.65% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Tank (88 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on System (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
      • 0.065% fail on Pipe
    • 0.065% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.46% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment

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