Mercedes-Benz V-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2002
62.9% pass rate
from 97 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.2% fail on Springs
      • 5.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.2% fail on Coil spring
        • 1.0% fail on Mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.2% fail on Transmission
      • 8.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 8.2% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.0% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
      • 1.0% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
  • 5.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Transmission oil leaks

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