Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2007
65.7% pass rate
from 175 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear lamps (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.57% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.57% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.57% fail on All outline markers
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Front wheels
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.57% fail on Hoses
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.57% fail on Cable
    • 0.57% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.6% fail on Suspension
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.57% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.57% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
    • 0.57% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.57% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.57% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.57% fail on Body condition
    • 0.57% fail on Doors
      • 0.57% fail on Drivers

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