Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2009
67.8% pass rate
from 177 tests in 2017
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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Flashing type (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.56% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.56% fail on Lamp
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Components (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
        • 0.56% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.56% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.56% fail on Cable
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.56% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Air suspension (530 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Operation (685 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.56% fail on Levelling valve
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.56% fail on Towbars
    • 0.56% fail on Towbar
    • 0.56% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.56% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.56% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.56% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.56% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.56% fail on Seats
      • 0.56% fail on Passengers
  • 0.56% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.56% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 0.56% fail on Washers
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