Mercedes-Benz GLC MOT Results

Registered in 2015
87.7% pass rate
from 1,420 tests in 2020
(21% 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 GLC is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Suspension (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Ball joint (25 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Springs
      • 0.49% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.49% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (48% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.070% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.070% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.070% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.070% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.77% fail on Visibility (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Wipers (92% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.070% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.070% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.49% fail on Brakes (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Mechanical brake components (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake linings and pads (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake pads (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.070% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.070% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested
  • 0.49% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.070% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.070% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.070% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.070% fail on Doors
      • 0.070% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.070% fail on Door condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mercedes-Benz GLC (2015 on)
    Excellent refinement and very composed ride quality. Quiet diesel engine. Superb cabin quality. Spacious for rear seat passengers. Capable off-road if need be. Revamped with Mild Hybrid in 2019.

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