Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2009
74.7% pass rate
from 182 tests in 2020
(37% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (3.8% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (6.9% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (16% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (12% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (23% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Position lamp
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (23% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (32 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (98% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (72% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (68 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Operation
      • 0.55% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (38% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (35% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (35% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.55% fail on Steering
    • 0.55% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack
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