Mercedes-Benz CL MOT Results

Registered in 2013
81.2% pass rate
from 117 tests in 2020
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CL is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.85% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt
          • 0.85% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
  • 1.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Wipers
  • 1.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp aim
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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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