Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2006
64.0% pass rate
from 86 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.0% fail on Components
        • 4.7% fail on Hoses (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Valves
    • 3.5% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering control
      • 1.2% fail on Steering wheel
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions

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