Mercedes-Benz V-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2003
60.0% pass rate
from 60 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Side repeaters (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.7% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 8.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 5.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 5.0% fail on Springs
      • 5.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.3% fail on Transmission
      • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 8.3% fail on Joints
    • 5.0% fail on Chassis (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Chassis condition (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.7% fail on Body
      • 1.7% fail on Panel
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.7% fail on Door condition
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.7% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.7% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Drag link end
  • 1.7% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.7% fail on Attachment

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