Mercedes-Benz SL MOT Results

Registered in 2011
85.1% pass rate
from 222 tests in 2017
(40% 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.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.45% fail on Stop lamp
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.90% fail on Brakes (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Components
        • 0.45% fail on Servos
    • 0.45% fail on Hub components
      • 0.45% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.45% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Front wheels
  • 0.90% fail on Driver's view of the road (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Wipers
  • 0.90% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 0.45% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.45% fail on Body security
    • 0.45% fail on Body condition
  • 0.45% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions

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