Mercedes-Benz SLK MOT Results

Registered in 2013
82.7% pass rate
from 4,851 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.041% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.062% fail on Individual direction indicators (73% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.10% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Position lamps (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Position lamp (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.082% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.062% fail on Switch
    • 0.041% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.021% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension arms (67% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.021% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Mechanical brake components (67% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake linings and pads (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Brake pads (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs and drums (65% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Brake discs (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Anti-lock braking system (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.23% fail on Brake performance (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake performance (87% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.062% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.062% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.021% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.082% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.021% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.021% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.021% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 1.0% fail on Visibility (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.021% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.45% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.41% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (93% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.41% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust emissions (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition (60% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.041% fail on Catalyst emissions (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition (62% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.041% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (81% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.021% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.021% fail on Other emission control equipment
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Doors
      • 0.082% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.021% fail on Seats
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.041% fail on Steering (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.021% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.021% fail on Steering column
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