Mercedes-Benz CLC MOT Results

Registered in 2011
68.5% pass rate
from 634 tests in 2020
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLC is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Outline marker lamps (48 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Outline marker lamp (58 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.1% fail on Springs
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.63% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt
          • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.47% fail on Lever
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.16% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.47% fail on Seats (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's seat (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.63% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates

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