Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 1997
61.4% pass rate
from 140 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (200% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.4% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Horn
    • 0.71% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 4.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
      • 1.4% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.71% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.71% fail on Rear wheels
    • 2.1% fail on ABS
    • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability system (20 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.71% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.71% fail on Pedal
        • 0.71% fail on Anti-slip
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.71% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.71% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.71% fail on Front
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.71% fail on Size/type
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.71% fail on Cap
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.71% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.71% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.71% fail on Steering control
      • 0.71% fail on Steering column
  • 5.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.71% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.71% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.71% fail on Body security
    • 0.71% fail on Body condition
    • 0.71% fail on Seats
      • 0.71% fail on Passengers

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