Mercedes-Benz R-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2010
74.7% pass rate
from 75 tests in 2020
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
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
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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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