Mercedes-Benz SLC MOT Results

Registered in 2016
87.2% pass rate
from 2,134 tests in 2020
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SLC is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type
    • 0.047% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.094% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.047% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.047% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.047% fail on Horn
  • 0.94% fail on Road Wheels (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Attachment
  • 0.80% fail on Visibility (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Wipers (77% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.80% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Catalyst emissions (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.047% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Brakes (88% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Mechanical brake components (87% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake linings and pads (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Brake pads (89% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.047% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.047% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.23% fail on Suspension
    • 0.094% fail on Springs
      • 0.094% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.094% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.047% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.047% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.047% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.094% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.047% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.047% fail on Hose
    • 0.047% fail on Doors
      • 0.047% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
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