Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2006
63.7% pass rate
from 4,449 tests in 2017
(14% 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.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Suspension arms (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (99% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 6.2% fail on Coil springs (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Location
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.045% fail on Condition
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment
      • 0.045% fail on Linkage condition (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.090% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.022% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.022% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.022% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear lamps (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.067% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.022% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.022% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Horn (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Battery (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.022% fail on Lamp
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
    • 0.25% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (22% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (23% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Front wheels (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.022% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.022% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.022% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Components (39% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (29% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Hoses (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Servos
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.045% fail on Operation
      • 0.022% fail on Leaks
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.13% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.067% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.045% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.022% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.022% fail on Lever
    • 0.022% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.022% fail on Warning
    • 0.022% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.022% fail on Components
        • 0.022% fail on Pipes
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.022% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.045% fail on Power steering (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.022% fail on Operation
    • 0.022% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.022% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Emissions (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Seat belts (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels (99% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.022% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.045% fail on Body condition (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Seats
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers
    • 0.022% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers other
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