Mercedes-Benz Viano MOT Results

Registered in 2013
74.0% pass rate
from 834 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2013 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Viano is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.48% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.36% fail on Rear reflectors (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (53% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
    • 0.72% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.60% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.48% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.12% fail on Springs
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 0.60% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.48% fail on Steering gear (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition

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