Mercedes-Benz SL MOT Results

Registered in 2015
91.7% pass rate
from 847 tests in 2020
(60% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SL is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Tread depth (71% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (71% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim (65% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.24% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.71% fail on Visibility (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Wipers (87% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.24% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Brakes
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition

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