Mercedes-Benz SL MOT Results

Registered in 2013
90.0% pass rate
from 1,004 tests in 2017
(41% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SL is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (87% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.100% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.100% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.100% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.60% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.100% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.100% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.100% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.100% fail on Horn
  • 0.70% fail on Driver's view of the road (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Washers (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Wipers
  • 0.70% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Suspension (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid suspension (69 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension unit (88 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.100% fail on Emissions
    • 0.100% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.100% fail on Steering
    • 0.100% fail on Steering control
      • 0.100% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.100% fail on Brakes
    • 0.100% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.100% fail on Brake performance not tested
  • 0.100% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.100% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.100% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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