Mercedes-Benz Citan MOT Results

Registered in 2014
72.6% pass rate
from 2,066 tests in 2017
(92% 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)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear lamps (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Battery
    • 0.097% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.097% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.097% fail on Side repeaters
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Anti-slip (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.097% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Components
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
      • 0.048% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.048% fail on Leaks
    • 0.048% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.048% fail on Cable
    • 0.048% fail on ABS
    • 0.048% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (89% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Body condition (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Doors (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other (23 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers (24 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers front (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Spare wheel (97 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Suspension
    • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.24% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.15% fail on Front
    • 0.097% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.097% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.44% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.048% fail on Free play
        • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.048% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.44% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.048% fail on Requirements
    • 0.048% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.048% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.097% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.048% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.048% fail on System
    • 0.048% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.048% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.048% fail on Condition

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