Mercedes-Benz SL MOT Results

Registered in 1993
83.5% pass rate
from 97 tests in 2017
(59% better than other 1993 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SL is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (70% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.0% fail on Lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (79% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Components
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 3.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on System
  • 2.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.0% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate

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