Mercedes-Benz SLK MOT Results

Registered in 2013
87.3% pass rate
from 4,166 tests in 2017
(25% 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.

  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (79% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type
    • 0.024% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (61% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate lamp (91% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.048% fail on Position lamps (95% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Front lamps (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.024% fail on Fog lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.024% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.74% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.048% fail on Front
    • 0.024% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
  • 0.67% fail on Brakes (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hub components (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake pads (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.024% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.17% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Brake performance (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.024% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.048% fail on Components
        • 0.048% fail on Hoses
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.048% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.096% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.096% fail on Doors
      • 0.072% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.024% fail on Body condition
  • 0.048% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Steering system
      • 0.024% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.024% fail on Steering operation
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