Mercedes-Benz GLA MOT Results

Registered in 2016
90.0% pass rate
from 11,243 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz GLA is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0089% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility (20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.53% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.098% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.071% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.036% fail on View to rear
      • 0.027% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0089% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.0089% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators (52% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (48% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0089% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.062% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.0089% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.0089% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 1.0% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Mechanical brake components (37% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Brake linings and pads (34% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Brake pads (34% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.098% fail on Brake discs and drums (58% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Brake discs (58% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.036% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.0089% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance (92% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance (90% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0089% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.0089% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.0089% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0089% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0089% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.027% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.018% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0089% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.0089% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0089% fail on Pedal
    • 0.0089% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0089% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0089% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0089% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.51% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.34% fail on Compression ignition (92% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0089% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.0089% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0089% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0089% fail on Undertray
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle (77% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates (77% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0089% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0089% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.20% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.044% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage
    • 0.036% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Coil spring (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.0089% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.089% fail on Transmission
      • 0.089% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.089% fail on Joints
    • 0.018% fail on Body
      • 0.0089% fail on Panel
      • 0.0089% fail on Other body component
    • 0.018% fail on Doors
      • 0.018% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition
    • 0.018% fail on Seats
      • 0.0089% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0089% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0089% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0089% fail on Undertray
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.027% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0089% fail on Other components
    • 0.0089% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0089% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0089% fail on Electronic power steering
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