Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2006
67.9% pass rate
from 165 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.61% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.61% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.61% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.61% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.8% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (66 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Suspension unit (155 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Bellows
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.61% fail on Washers
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.61% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.61% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Operation
      • 0.61% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.61% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.61% fail on Seats
      • 0.61% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.61% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.61% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment
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