Mercedes-Benz SLK MOT Results

Registered in 1996
65.8% pass rate
from 79 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on All direction indicators (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Hazard warning (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Lamp (20 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Pipe
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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