Mercedes-Benz Vaneo MOT Results

Registered in 2005
56.9% pass rate
from 225 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vaneo is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.89% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.44% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.44% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.89% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.44% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.44% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.44% fail on Lever
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.89% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.89% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.44% fail on Lever
    • 0.44% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Springs
      • 7.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 6.7% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.44% fail on Mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.89% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.89% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.89% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.44% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.44% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Transmission
      • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.8% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.89% fail on Doors
      • 0.89% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.89% fail on Door condition
        • 0.44% fail on Hinge
    • 0.44% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.44% fail on Body
      • 0.44% fail on Other body component
    • 0.44% fail on Undertray
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.89% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on Wipers
    • 0.44% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.44% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.44% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.44% fail on View to rear
      • 0.44% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.44% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates

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