Mercedes-Benz V-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2000
40.0% pass rate
from 65 tests in 2020
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 15% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Flexible brake hoses (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 3.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 1.5% fail on Operation
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Horn (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
  • 17% fail on Visibility
    • 14% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition of glass (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Windscreen (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.7% fail on Transmission
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 6.2% fail on Joints
      • 1.5% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
    • 6.2% fail on Fuel system (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (24 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Cabs (52 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas (55 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition
    • 1.5% fail on Seats
      • 1.5% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 12% fail on Tyres
    • 7.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Steering play
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 3.1% fail on Road Wheels (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment

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