Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2003
60.2% pass rate
from 98 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.0% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Battery
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 1.0% fail on All outline markers
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.1% fail on Components
        • 4.1% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
        • 1.0% fail on Valves
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.0% fail on Securing bolts
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Component mounting
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system
      • 6.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Cap
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers front
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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