Mercedes-Benz M-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2013
88.9% pass rate
from 4,079 tests in 2017
(34% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz M-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.074% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (50% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate lamp (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front lamps (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.025% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.025% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.025% fail on Horn
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.025% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.049% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.17% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Rear wheels (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.049% fail on Components
        • 0.049% fail on Hoses
    • 0.025% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.025% fail on Pedal
        • 0.025% fail on Anti-slip
  • 0.71% fail on Registration plates and VIN (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.32% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.29% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers other (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.049% fail on Seats
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Suspension (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.049% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.049% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.025% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.074% fail on Steering
    • 0.025% fail on Steering control
      • 0.025% fail on Steering column
    • 0.025% fail on Steering system
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.074% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.049% fail on System
      • 0.025% fail on Cap
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