Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2002
66.9% pass rate
from 130 tests in 2017
(33% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.77% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Battery
    • 0.77% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.77% fail on Hoses
        • 0.77% fail on Valves
    • 3.1% fail on ABS
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability system (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 0.77% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.77% fail on Bellows
    • 0.77% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.77% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.77% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.77% fail on Spring mounting
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.77% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.77% fail on Cap
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.77% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.77% fail on Chassis
    • 0.77% fail on Body security
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.77% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.77% fail on Steering arm
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
      • 0.77% fail on Attachment
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.77% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.77% fail on Attachment

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