Mercedes-Benz S-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2014
89.3% pass rate
from 177 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.3% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.56% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.56% fail on Brake pads
  • 1.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.56% fail on Wipers
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.56% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.56% fail on Body
      • 0.56% fail on Panel
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment
  • 0.56% fail on Steering
    • 0.56% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.56% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.56% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.56% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp

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