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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2001
46.3% pass rate
from 856 tests in 2020
(11% worse than other 2001 vans)
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 2001 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (67% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (80% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.4% fail on Springs
      • 3.9% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Mounting
      • 0.70% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.7% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamps (180% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.12% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators (77% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type (77% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (190% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (68% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.47% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.23% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 26% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 14% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 14% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 14% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.12% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
      • 0.12% fail on Belts
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (50% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (110% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (110% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame (6 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Strengthening plate (26 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Chassis
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.12% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.93% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.82% fail on Door condition
      • 0.47% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
    • 1.6% fail on Towbar (4 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Body
      • 0.93% fail on Panel
      • 0.70% fail on Other body component
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on System
      • 0.35% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.23% fail on Tank
    • 0.47% fail on Seats
      • 0.47% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Floor
    • 0.12% fail on Cabs
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 25% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (37% better than other 2001 vans)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2001 vans)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (99% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 2001 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (83% worse than other 2001 vans)
          • 0.47% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (44% better than other 2001 vans)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2001 vans)
          • 1.2% 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)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.23% fail on Cable
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control (11 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.5% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.12% fail on Servos
    • 0.23% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Servos
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on View to rear (130% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 1.1% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (87% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.35% fail on Requirements
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.58% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.82% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.82% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.58% fail on Steering play
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Steering box
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.12% fail on Universal joint
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.47% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.12% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.47% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.12% fail on Undertray
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.93% fail on Road Wheels (190% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.12% fail on Anchorages