Mercedes-Benz SLK MOT Results

Registered in 2011
86.5% pass rate
from 2,240 tests in 2017
(45% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.089% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.36% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.089% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Position lamps (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Front lamps (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Horn
    • 0.045% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.045% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.045% fail on Lamp
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.045% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Torque/reaction arms (27 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (28 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.089% fail on Front
    • 0.045% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.089% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.089% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.49% fail on Hub components (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake pads (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.045% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.36% fail on Components
        • 0.31% fail on Pipes
        • 0.045% fail on Hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.045% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.54% fail on Driver's view of the road (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Wipers (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Washers (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.089% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Condition
  • 0.18% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.18% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.18% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.089% fail on Doors
      • 0.045% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.045% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.045% fail on Body condition
  • 0.13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.045% fail on Emissions
    • 0.045% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.045% fail on System
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