Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 1997
43.1% pass rate
from 204 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 1997 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 13% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Dipswitch
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.49% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 30% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 14% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 14% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1997 vans)
        • 14% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.9% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.49% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (39 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Front
  • 25% fail on Brakes
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (49% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 9.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.3% fail on Components
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes
        • 4.4% fail on Hoses
        • 2.9% fail on Valves
      • 0.49% fail on Operation
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 11% fail on Wipers (75% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.98% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.49% fail on Bonnet
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on System
      • 0.98% fail on Pipe
      • 0.49% fail on Hose
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 12% fail on Tyres (70% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Size/type
    • 0.49% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Steering (87% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.98% fail on Free play
        • 0.98% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Steering arm (7 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 0.49% fail on Operation
      • 0.49% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.49% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.9% fail on Body condition
    • 4.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 4.9% fail on Chassis
    • 2.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers
      • 0.98% fail on Passengers front
  • 5.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.49% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.49% fail on Towbars
    • 0.49% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Condition
  • 0.49% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate