Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2006
71.1% pass rate
from 166 tests in 2017
(30% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.60% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.60% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.60% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Components (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Hoses (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.60% fail on Cable
    • 0.60% fail on Hub components
      • 0.60% fail on Brake pads
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.60% fail on Rear
    • 0.60% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.60% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.60% fail on Other components
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.60% fail on Washers
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
  • 0.60% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.60% fail on Seats
      • 0.60% fail on Drivers
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate
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