Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2001
62.4% pass rate
from 4,093 tests in 2017
(24% 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps (33% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.024% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.049% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.024% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.049% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.81% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.098% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.56% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Battery (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Hazard warning (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Switch
      • 0.024% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.073% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Coil springs (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Component mounting (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.098% fail on Subframe mounting (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.073% fail on Drive shafts (98% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.073% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.049% fail on Tie bars/rods (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (47% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes (33% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Hoses (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front wheels (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.024% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (26% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.93% fail on ABS (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Restricted movement (83% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.024% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions (47% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on System
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested (71% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Steering damper (29 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.12% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Steering pivot point (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Steering rack (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Intermediate drop arm (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Free play
        • 0.024% fail on Steering box
      • 0.024% fail on Steering box
    • 0.073% fail on Power steering (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.024% fail on Pump
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
    • 0.049% fail on Steering control
      • 0.049% fail on Steering column
    • 0.024% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Passengers
    • 0.64% fail on Body condition (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Vehicle structure (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Doors (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.073% fail on Load security
      • 0.049% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.024% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.024% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.024% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Seat belts (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate

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