Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2001
74.2% pass rate
from 93 tests in 2017
(48% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.4% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.2% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
      • 1.1% fail on Operation
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
    • 2.2% fail on ABS
    • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
  • 11% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.2% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Location
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Air suspension
      • 1.1% fail on Levelling valve
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.1% fail on Body security
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Drag link end
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.1% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 1.1% fail on Speed limiter

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