Mercedes-Benz Vaneo MOT Results

Registered in 2003
53.5% pass rate
from 516 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 Vaneo is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.97% fail on Dipswitch (56 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.78% fail on Horn
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.39% fail on Battery
    • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Location (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.78% fail on Front
      • 0.58% fail on Rear
    • 0.78% fail on Radius arms (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.58% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.39% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.19% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake performance (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.0% fail on Components
        • 5.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.7% fail on Hoses
        • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.3% fail on ABS (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.39% fail on Cable
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.19% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Bonnet (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions
    • 0.97% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
    • 0.58% fail on Body condition
    • 0.58% fail on Seats
      • 0.58% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mountings
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.39% fail on Steering control
      • 0.19% fail on Steering column
      • 0.19% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.19% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.97% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.97% fail on Attachment
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate

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