Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 1999
45.4% pass rate
from 489 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 1999 vans)
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 1999 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Suspension (50% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 17% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 17% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 16% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Couplings
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 5.9% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting (74% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Horn
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.61% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.61% fail on Switch
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 30% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Rear wheels (63% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 12% fail on Components
        • 8.0% fail on Pipes (67% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses
        • 1.8% fail on Valves
        • 0.41% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Operation
    • 4.9% fail on Hub components (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (180% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on ABS
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
        • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Mirrors (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on System
      • 0.61% fail on Cap
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.5% fail on Body condition
    • 4.5% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.41% fail on Seats
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.20% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.20% fail on Body security
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
    • 0.41% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
    • 0.41% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.41% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 5.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Free play
        • 0.41% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.20% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
  • 1.6% fail on Towbars (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Towbar
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.20% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment