Mercedes-Benz V-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2002
55.6% pass rate
from 108 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 15% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 14% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Couplings
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.93% fail on Front
      • 0.93% fail on Rear
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.93% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Horn
    • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.93% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 8.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.4% fail on Components
        • 6.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
      • 0.93% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on ABS
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.93% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.93% fail on Warning
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 6.5% fail on Condition
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Requirements
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.93% fail on Cap
    • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.5% fail on Steering
    • 5.6% fail on Steering system
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.93% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.93% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.93% fail on Power steering
      • 0.93% fail on Pump
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.93% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis
    • 0.93% fail on Doors
      • 0.93% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.93% fail on Seats
      • 0.93% fail on Passengers
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Washers
  • 1.9% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.9% fail on Attachment
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate

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