Mercedes-Benz Vaneo MOT Results

Registered in 2005
54.7% pass rate
from 225 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vaneo is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.44% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.9% fail on Individual lamps (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.44% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.44% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 7.1% fail on Condition
    • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.6% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.44% fail on Front
    • 0.44% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.3% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on ABS
    • 0.89% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.89% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.44% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Requirements
  • 4.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.89% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Operation (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 0.44% fail on Free play
        • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.44% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.89% fail on Steering control (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Steering column (61 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
  • 0.44% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.44% fail on Body security

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