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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2001
43.9% pass rate
from 1,331 tests in 2017
(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.

  • 35% fail on Suspension (46% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 18% fail on Prescribed areas (71% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (98% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 8.5% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Spring mounting (54% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 15% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 15% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 15% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Couplings
      • 0.15% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts
    • 9.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Front (61% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Rear
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
    • 0.075% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.075% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.075% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.075% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.075% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (68% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 6.9% fail on Flashing type (68% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.075% fail on Switch
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Fog lamp (49% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Horn (41% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
      • 0.23% fail on Lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Battery (80% better than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 30% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (50% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.53% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.075% fail on Brake operation
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 12% fail on Components
        • 8.3% fail on Pipes (35% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Valves
        • 2.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.60% fail on Leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (44% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.075% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.075% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.075% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (87% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (87% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Electronic stability system (13 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.23% fail on Cable
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.8% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (51% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Body condition
    • 4.0% fail on Vehicle structure (44% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis (44% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Passengers other (160% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on Seats
      • 0.68% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
    • 0.30% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.075% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.075% fail on Load security
      • 0.075% fail on Bootlid
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (52% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Seat belts (74% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment
    • 0.45% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.45% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on System
      • 0.30% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.7% fail on Steering
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Free play
        • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering lock (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering (86% better than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.075% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Towbars (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Towbar
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.075% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment