Mercedes-Benz V-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2000
52.6% pass rate
from 78 tests in 2017
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.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 10% fail on Headlamps
      • 10% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.0% fail on Components
        • 6.4% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
        • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 1.3% fail on Locking devices
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 6.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 5.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment
    • 9.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 1.3% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 6.4% fail on Washers
  • 9.0% fail on Steering
    • 6.4% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Power steering
      • 1.3% fail on Operation
      • 1.3% fail on Pump
  • 9.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.1% fail on Body condition
    • 2.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.3% fail on Engine mountings
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Drivers
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Cap
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 5.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Towbars
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
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