Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2010
71.9% pass rate
from 167 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (29 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (33 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Components (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Operation
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.60% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.60% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.60% fail on Pedal
        • 0.60% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.60% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.60% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.60% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.60% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.60% fail on Steering
    • 0.60% fail on Steering system
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack
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