Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 1999
62.1% pass rate
from 2,705 tests in 2017
(22% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps (26% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (23% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
      • 0.074% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (51% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.074% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.037% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
      • 0.037% fail on Lamp
    • 0.037% fail on Battery
    • 0.037% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.037% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (37% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Components (33% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.074% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.037% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.037% fail on Leaks
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Front wheels (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.037% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.78% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (82% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.074% fail on Condition
        • 0.074% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.037% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.037% fail on Components
        • 0.037% fail on Servos
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.55% fail on Location (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Spring mounting (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Subframe mounting (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
      • 0.074% fail on Linkage condition (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front (64% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.037% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Sub-frames (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.074% fail on Drive shafts (98% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.074% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.037% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.037% fail on Levelling valve
  • 6.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions (51% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (60% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on System
      • 0.44% fail on Pipe (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
    • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested (63% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (29% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (48% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.074% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (25% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.074% fail on Steering box
        • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Steering damper (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
        • 0.11% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.037% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Rams
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
    • 0.074% fail on Steering control
      • 0.037% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.037% fail on Steering column
    • 0.074% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (46% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Body condition (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.41% fail on Vehicle structure (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Chassis (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Access panel (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.037% fail on Drivers
    • 0.037% fail on Body security
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (60% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Requirements
  • 1.00% fail on Road Wheels (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.89% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate

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