Mercedes-Benz CL MOT Results

Registered in 2004
75.7% pass rate
from 309 tests in 2017
(49% better than other 2004 cars)
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CL is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.9% fail on Components
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.65% fail on Hoses
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Rear wheels (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on ABS
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.97% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 0.65% fail on Position lamps (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Front lamps (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.32% fail on Horn
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.65% fail on Fluid suspension (33 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Suspension unit (69 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.32% fail on Front
    • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.32% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.97% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.97% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on System
  • 0.97% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 0.65% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Steering system (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mountings

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