Mercedes-Benz Vaneo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
55.3% pass rate
from 291 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vaneo is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.34% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.34% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on All direction indicators (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.1% fail on Components
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.7% fail on Hoses
    • 3.4% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Electronic stability system (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 6.2% fail on Condition
      • 1.0% fail on Location (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Front
      • 0.34% fail on Rear
    • 0.69% fail on Radius arms (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.69% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.34% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
  • 10.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.69% fail on Size/type
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Bonnet (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Steering control (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering column
      • 0.34% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.34% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.69% fail on Power steering
      • 0.69% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering system
      • 0.34% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate

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