Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2010
78.7% pass rate
from 183 tests in 2020
(38% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.55% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.55% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (23 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.55% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.55% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.55% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.55% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.55% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.55% fail on Suspension unit
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility
    • 0.55% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.55% fail on Wipers
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.55% fail on Transmission
      • 0.55% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.55% fail on Joints
    • 0.55% fail on Doors
      • 0.55% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.55% fail on Door condition
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.55% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks
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