Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2000
56.4% pass rate
from 101 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.99% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.99% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.99% fail on Horn
    • 0.99% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.9% fail on Components
        • 5.0% fail on Pipes
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.99% fail on Valves
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.99% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.99% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.99% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.99% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.99% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.99% fail on Leaks
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
      • 2.0% fail on Location (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.99% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.99% fail on Bellows
    • 0.99% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.99% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.99% fail on Axles
      • 0.99% fail on Stub axle
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.99% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.99% fail on Washers
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.99% fail on Pipe
      • 0.99% fail on System
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.99% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.99% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.99% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.99% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.99% fail on Body condition
    • 0.99% fail on Seats
      • 0.99% fail on Passengers
  • 0.99% fail on Steering
    • 0.99% fail on Power steering
      • 0.99% fail on Operation
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Vehicle Identification Number

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