Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2006
69.3% pass rate
from 140 tests in 2020
(31% 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.

  • 11% fail on Brakes (7.1% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance (0.84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.71% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.71% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.71% fail on Cable
    • 0.71% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.71% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.71% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.71% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.71% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.71% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.71% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (18% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (18% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.71% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.71% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.71% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.71% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (13% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.71% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.71% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.71% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.71% fail on Operation
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (1.7% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Wipers
    • 0.71% fail on Washers
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.71% fail on Steering
    • 0.71% fail on Power steering
      • 0.71% fail on Other components
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