Mercedes-Benz E-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2014
85.6% pass rate
from 4,486 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Tyres (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.089% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.022% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.022% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.022% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.067% fail on Condition
    • 0.045% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
        • 0.045% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.045% fail on Components
        • 0.022% fail on Pipes
        • 0.022% fail on Hoses
    • 0.045% fail on ABS
    • 0.022% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (64% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.022% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.067% fail on Headlamps (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Registration plate lamp (94% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.045% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.022% fail on Stop lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (58% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Washers (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.022% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.80% fail on Registration plates and VIN (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
  • 0.36% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.089% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.045% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.045% fail on Front
    • 0.045% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.022% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.18% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.089% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.045% fail on Steering control
      • 0.022% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.022% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.045% fail on Steering system
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.022% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.022% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.089% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.067% fail on Body condition
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
  • 0.067% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Emissions
    • 0.022% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.022% fail on System

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