Mercedes-Benz SLK MOT Results

Registered in 2010
80.7% pass rate
from 1,868 tests in 2017
(34% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.5% fail on Suspension
    • 6.5% fail on Coil springs (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Condition (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Location
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Front
    • 0.054% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.054% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.054% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.27% fail on Position lamps (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front lamps (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plate lamp (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.48% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.054% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.54% fail on Hub components (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake pads (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.43% fail on Components
        • 0.43% fail on Pipes
      • 0.054% fail on Leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on ABS
  • 1.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Wipers (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Washers (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.75% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.64% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.59% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.48% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Attachment
  • 0.37% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering system (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.054% fail on Power steering
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
      • 0.054% fail on Pipes and hoses
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