Mercedes-Benz GL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2011
76.4% pass rate
from 178 tests in 2020
(30% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (20 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (5.1% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Reversing lamps (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Reversing lamps (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Stop lamp
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (6.2% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (20% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2.7% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.56% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.56% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.56% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.56% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.56% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.56% fail on Cable
    • 0.56% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.56% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (92 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.56% fail on Bellows
    • 0.56% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Visibility (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Wipers
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (21% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.56% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Transmission
      • 0.56% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.56% fail on Joints
    • 0.56% fail on Body
      • 0.56% fail on Other body component
  • 0.56% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 0.56% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.56% fail on Anchorages
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