Mercedes-Benz R-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2011
80.2% pass rate
from 96 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz R-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (45 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension
    • 1.0% fail on Springs
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
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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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