Mercedes-Benz CL MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.6% pass rate
from 113 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CL is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.88% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.88% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.88% fail on Components
        • 0.88% fail on Pipes
    • 0.88% fail on Hub components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake pads
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Side repeaters
  • 2.7% fail on Road Wheels (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.88% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.88% fail on System
    • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 0.88% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Washers
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% 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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