Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2009
70.0% pass rate
from 90 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on All position lamps (79 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.9% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment
    • 3.3% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.2% fail on Components
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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