Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 1997
64.6% pass rate
from 82 tests in 2020
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.5% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 12% fail on Tyres (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.4% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.4% fail on Body
      • 2.4% fail on Panel (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.2% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment

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