Mercedes-Benz SLK MOT Results

Registered in 2014
89.3% pass rate
from 4,260 tests in 2017
(25% 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.

  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Position lamps (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.070% fail on Registration plate lamp (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Horn
    • 0.023% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.023% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.023% fail on Side repeaters
  • 0.89% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Washers (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.023% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Suspension (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.094% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.047% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.023% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Brakes (94% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Hub components (94% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake pads (97% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.047% fail on Brake performance (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.023% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.023% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.094% fail on Doors
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.023% fail on Body condition
  • 0.070% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.023% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.023% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
  • 0.047% fail on Steering
    • 0.023% fail on Steering system
      • 0.023% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.023% fail on Power steering
      • 0.023% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.023% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.023% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.023% fail on Cap
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