Mercedes-Benz SL MOT Results

Registered in 2011
87.0% pass rate
from 269 tests in 2020
(65% better than other 2011 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SL is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.1% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (115 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Suspension unit (260 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.74% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.37% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.37% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.74% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.37% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.74% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Visibility
    • 0.37% fail on Wipers
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.37% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.37% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.37% fail on Undertray

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