Mercedes-Benz Vaneo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
53.3% pass rate
from 182 tests in 2020
(0.93% worse than other 2004 cars)
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vaneo is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Position lamp
  • 16% fail on Suspension (4.9% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.55% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 13% fail on Brakes (6.6% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5.0% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (24% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (36% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (34% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (25% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (4.0% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (28% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.55% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (20% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3.2% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.55% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (10% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (9.9% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (20% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission (22% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts (18% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Joints (17% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (5.8% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.55% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.55% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment
  • 0.55% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.55% fail on Doors
      • 0.55% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors

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