Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2002
46.1% pass rate
from 1,504 tests in 2020
(9.1% worse than other 2002 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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.0% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.13% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.4% fail on Direction indicators (99% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Flashing type (98% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.066% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.066% fail on Arm
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps (36% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.27% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
      • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.066% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.066% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (51% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.53% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.066% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 28% fail on Body, chassis, structure (76% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 14% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 14% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 14% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Drive shaft (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Prop shafts (68% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Joints
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system (58% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Chassis (83% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Chassis condition (83% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 4.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (76% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (78% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Towbar (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system (76% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
    • 1.8% fail on Body
      • 1.1% fail on Panel (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Other body component
      • 0.066% fail on Body condition
      • 0.066% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 1.7% fail on Doors (78% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Driver's door (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.60% fail on Door condition
        • 0.13% fail on Catch (7 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.73% fail on Door condition
      • 0.33% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
        • 0.066% fail on Catch
    • 0.47% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.33% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.066% fail on Bracket
    • 0.066% fail on Load security
      • 0.066% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.066% fail on Pillar
    • 0.066% fail on Floor
    • 0.066% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.066% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.066% fail on Undertray
  • 26% fail on Suspension (25% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (82% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint (49% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes (78% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Mounting
      • 0.47% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.9% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 23% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (78% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (80% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (59% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.60% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (180% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (36% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (37% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (52% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (41% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake performance not tested (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (87% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (82% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Cable
        • 0.066% fail on Pivot
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Load sensing valves (58% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.73% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
    • 0.80% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.73% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.73% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.066% fail on Servos
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
      • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.066% fail on Other braking system component
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.73% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (50% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts (98% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (89% better than other 2002 vans)
  • 5.0% fail on Steering (28% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.86% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.33% fail on Steering play
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.066% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (76% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.53% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Engine oil leaks (65% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.066% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.13% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.066% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.066% fail on Doors
      • 0.066% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors