Mercedes-Benz CLC MOT Results

Registered in 2010
69.9% pass rate
from 2,437 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLC is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.041% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.041% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.041% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.041% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plate lamp (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.082% fail on Horn
    • 0.041% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.041% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.041% fail on Tell tale
  • 11% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.041% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Torque/reaction arms (50 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (55 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.082% fail on Front
    • 0.041% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.041% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.082% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.70% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Components
        • 0.33% fail on Pipes
      • 0.082% fail on Operation
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on ABS
    • 0.082% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.041% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.041% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.041% fail on Pedal
        • 0.041% fail on Anti-slip
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (33% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.082% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.082% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.082% fail on Free play
        • 0.082% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.041% fail on Steering control
      • 0.041% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.041% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.74% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 0.62% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.45% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.45% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.082% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers
    • 0.041% fail on Load security
      • 0.041% fail on Bootlid
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