Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2007
63.6% pass rate
from 4,297 tests in 2017
(8.1% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 7.8% fail on Coil springs (49% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Location
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage condition (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Torque/reaction arms (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.023% fail on General condition
    • 0.023% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Size/type
    • 0.047% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Rear lamps (95% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.070% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.023% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.44% fail on Individual lamps (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on All direction indicators (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.070% fail on Horn (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.023% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.023% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.023% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.023% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.023% fail on Leaks
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.070% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.047% fail on ABS (92% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.070% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.070% fail on Power steering
      • 0.023% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
      • 0.023% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.023% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.023% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.023% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.047% fail on Cap
      • 0.047% fail on System
      • 0.023% fail on Tank
    • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested (84% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Body condition
    • 0.047% fail on Seats
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers
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