Mercedes-Benz E-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.3% pass rate
from 407 tests in 2020
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.98% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.98% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.49% fail on Suspension
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.49% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.49% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Visibility
    • 0.25% fail on Wipers
  • 0.25% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system

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