Mercedes-Benz GLA MOT Results

Registered in 2015
90.4% pass rate
from 9,038 tests in 2020
(42% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.24% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.077% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Position lamp (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.044% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (90% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Electrical equipment (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Horn
    • 0.011% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.011% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Washers
    • 0.84% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.066% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.011% fail on View to rear
      • 0.011% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs and drums (58% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Brake discs (58% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance (88% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance (92% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.044% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.022% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.011% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.022% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.022% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 0.75% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.75% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.011% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.44% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Springs (58% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Coil springs (58% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Coil spring (57% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage
    • 0.011% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 0.41% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.33% fail on Transmission (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts (87% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Joints (90% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Body
      • 0.011% fail on Panel
      • 0.011% fail on Other body component
    • 0.011% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.011% fail on Doors
      • 0.011% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.011% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.011% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle (60% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates (60% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.32% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
  • 0.055% fail on Road Wheels (65% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment
  • 0.022% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.011% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Anchorages
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