Mercedes-Benz CL MOT Results

Registered in 2010
80.7% pass rate
from 171 tests in 2017
(34% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CL is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Suspension
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.58% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.58% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.58% fail on Front
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.58% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.58% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.58% fail on Components
        • 0.58% fail on Pipes
    • 0.58% fail on Hub components
      • 0.58% fail on Brake pads
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Condition
  • 0.58% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.58% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.58% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.58% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.58% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 0.58% fail on Wipers
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate
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  • Mercedes-Benz CL-Class (2007 - 2014)
    High performance in comfort. Top quality feel inside. A rare sight on the roads. AMG version is amazingly fast. More aggressive looking following 2010 facelift.

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