Mercedes-Benz CLC MOT Results

Registered in 2008
60.8% pass rate
from 2,465 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLC is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Coil springs (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Condition (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.32% fail on Front
      • 0.081% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.081% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.041% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.041% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 0.041% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.041% fail on Component mounting
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps (89% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.041% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.041% fail on Switch
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.081% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.081% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.65% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.041% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.041% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.041% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.041% fail on Hoses
      • 0.041% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.041% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.081% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 0.081% fail on ABS
    • 0.081% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.041% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.081% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.081% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.041% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.041% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on Tank
  • 0.85% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 0.65% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.45% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.45% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Load security
      • 0.081% fail on Bootlid (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers
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