Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 1998
63.2% pass rate
from 57 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Outline marker lamps (430 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Outline marker lamp (478 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Master cylinder
      • 1.8% fail on Brake fluid
    • 3.5% fail on Flexible brake hoses (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.8% fail on Pedal
    • 1.8% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.8% fail on Leaks
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.8% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering box
    • 1.8% fail on Steering play
      • 1.8% fail on Steering box
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
  • 5.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 1.8% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.3% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo

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