Mercedes-Benz S-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2011
80.3% pass rate
from 188 tests in 2017
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 S-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.6% fail on ABS (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.53% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.53% fail on Pedal
        • 0.53% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.53% fail on Components
        • 0.53% fail on Pipes
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.53% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.53% fail on Washers
  • 1.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.53% fail on Battery
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
  • 0.53% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.53% fail on Seats
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers
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