Mercedes-Benz Viano MOT Results

Registered in 2006
63.5% pass rate
from 513 tests in 2020
(17% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Viano is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.39% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
      • 0.19% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.97% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.97% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.97% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.58% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.39% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.39% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.78% fail on Springs (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Coil spring (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.39% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Hose
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.39% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.39% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.39% fail on Joints
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition
    • 0.19% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.19% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Airbags
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.19% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.39% fail on Spark ignition (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Attachment
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates

Search Good Garages