Mercedes-Benz M-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2015
86.9% pass rate
from 3,049 tests in 2020
(18% 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 M-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.033% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (46% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (63% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.066% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.033% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.033% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.033% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.033% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.033% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.39% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Brake pads (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.23% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.098% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.066% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.033% fail on Servos
  • 0.98% fail on Visibility (75% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Wipers (85% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Springs
      • 0.16% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.16% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.033% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.033% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.033% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.098% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Transmission
      • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
    • 0.033% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.033% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
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