Mercedes-Benz CLS MOT Results

Registered in 2014
83.2% pass rate
from 1,696 tests in 2017
(18% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLS is unusually good or bad.

  • 10.0% fail on Tyres (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.53% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.059% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.24% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.059% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Wipers (58% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Washers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Hub components (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.65% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.29% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 0.94% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.059% fail on Hubs
  • 0.29% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.059% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.059% fail on Body condition
    • 0.059% fail on Doors
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.059% fail on Steering
    • 0.059% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.059% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.059% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.059% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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