Mercedes-Benz Citan MOT Results

Registered in 2014
66.1% pass rate
from 2,456 tests in 2020
(85% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Citan is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.041% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.16% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.081% fail on All direction indicators (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Switch (31 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.081% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.041% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Condition of glass (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Windscreen (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.041% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.081% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.081% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (22 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.041% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.041% fail on Lever
    • 0.041% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.041% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (68% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (38% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.53% fail on Springs
      • 0.53% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.53% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.081% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.041% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Tank (31 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.20% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Panel
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.081% fail on Door condition
        • 0.041% fail on Catch
      • 0.081% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.081% fail on Door condition
      • 0.041% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel (93 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Carrier (210 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Load security (100 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.041% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.041% fail on Loading door
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.081% fail on Steering play (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.041% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.041% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.041% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.81% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.77% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.65% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.53% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.16% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.041% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.041% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.041% fail on Airbags
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.041% fail on Attachment
    • 0.041% fail on Hubs
  • 0.041% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.041% fail on Anchorages

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