Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 1999
64.1% pass rate
from 64 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (47% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (20% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp (29% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.6% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (38% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (7.0% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (11% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (0.54% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.6% fail on Leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.6% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 9.4% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (25% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (35% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (7.5% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.6% fail on Driver's seat
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (38% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.6% fail on View to rear
      • 1.6% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (18% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Power steering (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 1.6% fail on Other components
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (25% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts (11% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition (56% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth

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