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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2000
43.9% pass rate
from 371 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2000 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 2000 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 18% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (11 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (18 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (31 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 5.9% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamps (150% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 9.7% fail on Headlamp (160% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.27% fail on Matched pair
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Horn
      • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2000 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.27% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 28% fail on Body, chassis, structure (81% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 15% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 15% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 15% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Joints
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.1% fail on Chassis
      • 5.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.2% fail on Towbar (3 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition
      • 0.27% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.81% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.27% fail on Hose
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Body
      • 0.54% fail on Other body component
      • 0.27% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.27% fail on Panel
    • 0.81% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.54% fail on Seats
      • 0.54% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Bracket
    • 0.27% fail on Cabs
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 27% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (64% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2000 vans)
          • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.81% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2000 vans)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (7 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (6 times worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Electronic stability control (39 times worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.81% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on View to rear (200% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.54% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 7.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (85% worse than other 2000 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
      • 0.27% fail on Requirements
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.81% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (12 times worse than other 2000 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.27% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.81% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.81% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.81% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.27% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment
  • 0.54% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (6 times worse than other 2000 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Speedometer (6 times worse than other 2000 vans)