Mercedes-Benz M-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2014
89.5% pass rate
from 3,819 tests in 2017
(27% 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 M-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (67% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.026% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.31% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamps (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.079% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.079% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.026% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.052% fail on Horn
    • 0.026% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.026% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.026% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.026% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.026% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.16% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.052% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.026% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.079% fail on Components
        • 0.052% fail on Pipes
        • 0.026% fail on Hoses
    • 0.026% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.026% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.026% fail on Pedal
        • 0.026% fail on Anti-slip
  • 1.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (64% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.55% fail on Registration plates and VIN (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.18% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.29% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.079% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.052% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.026% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.026% fail on Couplings
    • 0.026% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
  • 0.052% fail on Steering
    • 0.026% fail on Steering control
      • 0.026% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.026% fail on Steering system
      • 0.026% fail on Steering rack
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