Mercedes-Benz R-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2013
75.0% pass rate
from 56 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz R-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Position lamp (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.8% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.8% fail on Servos
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
  • 5.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.4% fail on Transmission (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Joints (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on View to rear
      • 1.8% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on SRS 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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