Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2008
65.1% pass rate
from 2,842 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Coil springs (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Location
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.070% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.070% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.070% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.035% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Front lamps (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual lamps (61% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Horn
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.21% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.070% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.77% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.035% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Components (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Hoses
        • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Leaks
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.035% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.035% fail on Pedal
        • 0.035% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.035% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.035% fail on Cable
    • 0.035% fail on ABS
    • 0.035% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.070% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.070% fail on System
  • 0.81% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.74% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.74% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.070% fail on Seat belts (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
  • 0.56% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers
    • 0.070% fail on Body condition
    • 0.035% fail on Doors
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers front
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