Mercedes-Benz Viano MOT Results

Registered in 2005
58.4% pass rate
from 471 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 Viano is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.42% fail on Horn
    • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.21% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.21% fail on Lamp
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake performance (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 2.1% fail on Hoses (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.64% fail on ABS
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
        • 0.21% fail on Condition
        • 0.21% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.21% fail on Cable
      • 0.21% fail on Relay lever
  • 11% fail on Suspension (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
    • 0.21% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.2% fail on Washers (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Cap
      • 0.21% fail on System
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Free play
        • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
  • 2.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.85% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Body condition
    • 0.64% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.42% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.64% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plate

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