Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2000
63.9% pass rate
from 3,629 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (20% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.028% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
      • 0.028% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (31% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
    • 0.44% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Battery (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.055% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.055% fail on Lamp
    • 0.028% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Components (29% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.61% fail on Hoses (60% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.028% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.028% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.028% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.028% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.77% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.055% fail on Condition
        • 0.055% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.028% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.028% fail on Lever
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.8% fail on Condition
      • 0.33% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Component mounting (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Spring mounting (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Subframe mounting (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Front (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage condition (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.028% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors (64% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions (63% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on System
      • 0.28% fail on Cap
      • 0.14% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Tank
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Passengers
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition (40% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Vehicle structure (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.055% fail on Access panel
      • 0.055% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.083% fail on Body security
    • 0.055% fail on Doors (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.25% fail on Steering arm (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering damper (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
        • 0.083% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.028% fail on Steering component
      • 0.055% fail on Free play
        • 0.028% fail on Steering box
        • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.028% fail on Steering box
    • 0.083% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.028% fail on Steering control
      • 0.028% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.028% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (61% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (37% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.80% fail on Road Wheels (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Condition
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