Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2007
72.3% pass rate
from 591 tests in 2017
(30% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.17% fail on Horn
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Components (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Hoses (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Rear wheels (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake pads (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.85% fail on ABS
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake control components (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.34% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.34% fail on Cable
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.2% fail on Air suspension (170 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Suspension unit (269 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation (134 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Bellows (314 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (56% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.85% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Washers (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering system (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
  • 0.51% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on System
  • 0.17% fail on Towbars
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar
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