Mercedes-Benz V-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2001
47.3% pass rate
from 55 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.8% fail on Joints
    • 7.3% fail on Chassis (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Doors (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Other passenger's door (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Door condition
        • 1.8% fail on Catch
      • 1.8% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.8% fail on Door condition
      • 1.8% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.8% fail on Door condition
    • 5.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.8% fail on Hose
    • 1.8% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 1.8% fail on Driver's seat
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 18% fail on Brake performance
      • 15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 15% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 9.1% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Decelerometer
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 3.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 3.6% fail on Sub-frames
      • 3.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
  • 9.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 7.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.8% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Size/type
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.8% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.8% fail on Attachment

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