Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2000
63.1% pass rate
from 3,025 tests in 2020
(21% 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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (10% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Dipswitch (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.033% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (69% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (74% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.033% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.033% fail on Arm
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Horn
      • 0.066% fail on Battery(ies) (87% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.099% fail on Switch
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.033% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.033% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Springs (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Coil springs (33% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Coil spring (33% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (37% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (61% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (49% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.53% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.099% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.066% fail on Suspension rod
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.46% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.30% fail on Lever
    • 0.17% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.17% fail on Other braking system component (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Pedal
      • 0.033% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.099% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.033% fail on Servos
    • 0.033% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.56% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition (35% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (54% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested (62% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.099% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.033% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.099% fail on Compression ignition (87% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.40% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Transmission oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Engine oil leaks (88% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.20% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.099% fail on Tank
    • 0.99% fail on Seats (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.56% fail on Chassis (49% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis condition (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure (58% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.43% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Flexible couplings (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints (95% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
      • 0.066% fail on Other body component
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
    • 0.099% fail on Undertray
    • 0.066% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.066% fail on Doors (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.033% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
    • 0.033% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.033% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (34% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.066% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Airbags
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.066% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.066% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.033% fail on Other components
        • 0.033% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.099% fail on Other components
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
      • 0.033% fail on Pump
    • 0.066% fail on Steering gear (93% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Steering box
      • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.066% fail on Steering play
      • 0.066% fail on Steering box
    • 0.033% fail on Steering column
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates

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