Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2004
67.5% pass rate
from 117 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.85% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.85% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
        • 0.85% fail on Valves
      • 0.85% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.85% fail on Operation
    • 2.6% fail on Air and vacuum systems (67 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (69 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Hoses
        • 0.85% fail on Servos
      • 1.7% fail on Leaks (344 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
  • 9.4% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Drivers view
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Requirements
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment
  • 3.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on System
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.85% fail on Body condition
    • 0.85% fail on Doors
      • 0.85% fail on Drivers
  • 0.85% fail on Towbars
    • 0.85% fail on Vehicle structure

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