Mercedes-Benz GLA MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.3% pass rate
from 3,431 tests in 2020
(39% better than other 2014 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (8.1% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (4.0% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Size/type (29% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (12% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (23% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators (42% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters (26% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Individual direction indicators (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.029% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Spark ignition (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Catalyst emissions (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Compression ignition (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (44% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Brake performance (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance (92% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Brake performance not tested (14% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.029% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.029% fail on Brake fluid
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wipers (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass (91% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (95% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Driver's view (23% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on View to rear
      • 0.029% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Springs (47% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Coil springs (47% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Coil spring (49% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bars (13% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.087% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels (30% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment (70% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (34% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Airbags
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Doors (22% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Other passenger's door (75% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.058% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.029% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.029% fail on Track rod end
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