Mercedes-Benz V-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2003
56.1% pass rate
from 66 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 14% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Couplings
    • 9.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 7.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 7.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on ABS
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal
        • 1.5% fail on Anti-slip
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
  • 6.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition
    • 3.0% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Passengers front
      • 1.5% fail on Passengers other
  • 4.5% fail on Road Wheels (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 4.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering control
      • 1.5% fail on Steering lock
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions

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