Mercedes-Benz CLA MOT Results

Registered in 2010
73.3% pass rate
from 60 tests in 2020
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 3.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses (35 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.7% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 6.7% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes (70 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.7% fail on Bumpers
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Condition

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