Mercedes-Benz SL MOT Results

Registered in 1987
79.0% pass rate
from 62 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SL is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.6% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Seats
      • 1.6% fail on Driver's seat
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.6% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.6% fail on Attachment
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition

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