Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2006
61.7% pass rate
from 4,852 tests in 2020
(13% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Suspension arms (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.97% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage ball joints (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Springs (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.062% fail on Sub-frames (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.021% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.041% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (95% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (25% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.062% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.021% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.021% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.021% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.041% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance (37% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Rbt (40% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.062% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.062% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.39% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (sp) (44% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums (39% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (82% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Cable
        • 0.021% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-lock braking system (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.29% fail on Lever
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
      • 0.082% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.062% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.021% fail on Servos
    • 0.021% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Catalyst emissions (63% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.74% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.041% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.021% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.021% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.062% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.082% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.082% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.082% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.5% fail on Steering (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.082% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.021% fail on Other components
        • 0.021% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
    • 0.062% fail on Power steering (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Operation
    • 0.041% fail on Steering play
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.021% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.041% fail on Hose
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe
      • 0.021% fail on System
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
      • 0.041% fail on Panel
      • 0.021% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.041% fail on Doors (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition
      • 0.021% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.041% fail on Undertray
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Bracket
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.021% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.021% fail on Speedometer
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