Mercedes-Benz CLC MOT Results

Registered in 2011
74.8% pass rate
from 547 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLC is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plate lamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.18% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.73% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.55% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Pipes
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions
  • 0.91% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.73% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.37% fail on Seats (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drivers (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Load security
      • 0.18% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.37% fail on Steering
    • 0.37% fail on Steering system
      • 0.37% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.37% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.37% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.37% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition

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