Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2001
66.6% pass rate
from 2,575 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (7.1% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (3.7% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Dipswitch (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters (13% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (9.7% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (21% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical equipment (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Main beam tell-tale (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 0.039% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.4% fail on Suspension (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Springs (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Coil springs (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover (33% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (2.7% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes (7.4% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4.5% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.66% fail on Other suspension component (28% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes (8.8% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (10% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance (30% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (72% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (71% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested (5.0% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (21% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (11% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (12% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs and drums (51% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Brake discs (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (13% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Anti-lock braking system (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Electronic braking system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Other braking system component (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses (53% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Lever (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Pedal
      • 0.039% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.078% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Brake fluid (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (4.3% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (8.3% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (23% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition (17% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (23% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (38% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested (61% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.039% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2.2% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Other leaks (14% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's seat (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Body (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Other body component (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system (5.4% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4.9% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Chassis (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Chassis condition (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.039% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.31% fail on Transmission (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (97% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts (17% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Flexible couplings (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Other passenger's door (66% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Door condition (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition
      • 0.039% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Floor (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Boot lid (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Boot lid condition (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Undertray (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.039% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Driver's view (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Drag link end (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (8.7% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.039% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.078% fail on Power steering (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Other components (32% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.039% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.039% fail on Steering play
      • 0.039% fail on Steering box
    • 0.039% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Airbags
      • 0.039% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle (6.4% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates (6.1% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Road Wheels (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Condition (2.9% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.039% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.039% fail on Anchorages

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