Mercedes-Benz R-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2010
73.1% pass rate
from 67 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2010 cars)
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz R-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 1.5% fail on Bellows
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks
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  • Mercedes-Benz R-Class (2006 - 2013)
    Mercedes-Benz version of a people carrier. Huge amounts of space inside. Available as a long wheelbase for even more room. A seven seater from 2010 rather than the original six-seater.

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