Mercedes-Benz SL MOT Results

Registered in 1987
86.0% pass rate
from 57 tests in 2017
(59% better than other 1987 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SL is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.8% fail on Lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.8% fail on Pipe
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
    • 1.8% fail on ABS
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Drag link end
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 1.8% fail on Passengers

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