Mercedes-Benz V-Class MOT Results

Registered in 1999
52.6% pass rate
from 76 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 1999 cars)
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (68% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Horn (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (38% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 22% fail on Suspension (45% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
    • 9.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (39% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3.3% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (5.6% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (80% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (15% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 1.3% fail on Other body component
  • 11% fail on Visibility (39% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers (33% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (10% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (31% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering gear (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (37% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.6% fail on Road Wheels (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)

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