Mercedes-Benz S-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2010
80.8% pass rate
from 281 tests in 2017
(33% 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 S-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.71% fail on Size/type
    • 0.36% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.71% fail on Electronic parking brake (23 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on ABS
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.36% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Horn
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.71% fail on Wipers
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
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