Mercedes-Benz SLK MOT Results

Registered in 2009
78.0% pass rate
from 2,187 tests in 2017
(32% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Coil springs (94% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Condition (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
    • 0.32% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.091% fail on Anti-roll bars (96% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.091% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Front
    • 0.046% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.046% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.046% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.73% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamp aim (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Front lamps (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate lamp (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.046% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.091% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.046% fail on Horn
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Rear wheels (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.046% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Components
        • 0.96% fail on Pipes (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Hoses
      • 0.046% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Hub components (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake pads (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on ABS
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Wipers (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Washers (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.046% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.64% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.59% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.55% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.046% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
  • 0.59% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Exhaust system (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions
  • 0.46% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Steering system (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.046% fail on Condition
  • 0.046% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.046% fail on Seats
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers
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