Mercedes-Benz Citan MOT Results

Registered in 2015
74.6% pass rate
from 2,702 tests in 2020
(69% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Citan is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (88% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (82% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Position lamp (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
      • 0.074% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Electrical wiring (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.037% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.074% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.074% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.037% fail on Cable
        • 0.037% fail on Lever
    • 0.93% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.074% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.074% fail on Rbt
          • 0.074% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.19% fail on Rigid brake pipes (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.074% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.074% fail on Lever
    • 0.074% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.037% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.037% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (63% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility (46% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.44% fail on Condition of glass (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Windscreen (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.074% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.037% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.037% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension
    • 0.93% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.037% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.074% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Coil spring (83% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Door condition
        • 0.037% fail on Catch
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
    • 0.19% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Panel
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.074% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.037% fail on System
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel (110 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Carrier (176 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.074% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.037% fail on Load security
      • 0.037% fail on Loading door
    • 0.037% fail on Undertray
  • 0.44% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.41% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.22% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.037% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.074% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Attachment
  • 0.30% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.037% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.037% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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