Mercedes-Benz SL MOT Results

Registered in 1982
69.8% pass rate
from 63 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 1982 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SL is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.2% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 1.6% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers front
  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 3.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Other components
        • 1.6% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth

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