Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2007
72.2% pass rate
from 647 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2007 cars)
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (87% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.15% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.46% fail on Lever
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.15% fail on Servos
  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.46% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 5.1% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.77% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (32 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Bellows (284 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Suspension unit (37 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.31% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.31% fail on Spark ignition (91% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Other leaks (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.15% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Steering
    • 0.15% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
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