Mercedes-Benz Vaneo MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.8% pass rate
from 123 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 Vaneo is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp
    • 11% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.4% fail on Dipswitch (81 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.1% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.81% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.81% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.6% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.6% fail on Hand lever
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.9% fail on Springs
      • 4.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on View to rear
      • 0.81% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission
      • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.9% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Body
      • 1.6% fail on Panel (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition
    • 0.81% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.81% fail on Seats
      • 0.81% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 8.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.81% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.81% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.81% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.81% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.81% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment

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