Mercedes-Benz SLK MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.0% pass rate
from 5,101 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz SLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.098% fail on Size/type
    • 0.039% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.41% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.020% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.059% fail on Position lamps (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Position lamp (87% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Springs
      • 0.92% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.92% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.078% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.098% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.84% fail on Visibility (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Washers (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Wipers (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.039% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.039% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.020% fail on View to rear
      • 0.020% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Brakes (86% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Mechanical brake components (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake linings and pads (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Brake pads (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Brake discs and drums (85% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Brake discs (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Brake performance (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.039% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.039% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.098% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.078% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.059% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.039% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition (74% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.039% fail on Spark ignition (91% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.098% fail on Steering (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Steering linkage components (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Power steering
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
  • 0.059% fail on Body, chassis, structure (94% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.020% fail on Body
      • 0.020% fail on Panel
    • 0.020% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.020% fail on Boot lid condition
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