Mercedes-Benz CLC MOT Results

Registered in 2011
70.1% pass rate
from 591 tests in 2020
(4.2% better than other 2011 cars)
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 Suspension (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (5.3% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Springs (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Coil springs (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Coil spring (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5.8% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (11% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component (95% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 10.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (0.77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (11% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (1.9% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (0.020% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (9.5% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (7.0% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (5.0% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (2.0% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (5.8% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (21% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (30% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (15% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (14% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums (68% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Rigid brake pipes (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (11% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (10% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Catch
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts (11% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.85% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Spark ignition (33% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (0.28% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.85% fail on Road Wheels (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.68% fail on Identification of the vehicle (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plates (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering linkage components (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack

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