Mercedes-Benz SL-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2004
80.4% pass rate
from 51 tests in 2017
(59% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Doors
      • 2.0% fail on Drivers
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