Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2002
42.9% pass rate
from 2,175 tests in 2017
(10% 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.

  • 35% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 18% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 17% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 17% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Couplings (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.41% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.41% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (63% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Component mounting (64% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Spring mounting (41% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.046% fail on Presence
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (67% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (67% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Location
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (27% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (25% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.97% fail on Shock absorbers (48% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Front (72% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear (73% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.092% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.092% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 9.0% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.9% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.046% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.046% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps (31% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.3% fail on Direction indicators (74% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Flashing type (74% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.046% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp (64% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.92% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.64% fail on Switch
      • 0.37% fail on Lamp
      • 0.092% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.092% fail on Battery (94% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.046% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 26% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels (31% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance (54% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.046% fail on Brake operation
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 10% fail on Components
        • 6.2% fail on Pipes
        • 2.8% fail on Hoses (89% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Valves (30% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.092% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.69% fail on Leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.046% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.046% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.8% fail on Parking brake (84% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on ABS
    • 0.32% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.32% fail on Cable
    • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability system (11 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components (73% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (73% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
        • 0.046% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.092% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.046% fail on Warning
      • 0.046% fail on Components
        • 0.046% fail on Servos
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.9% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Mirrors (76% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.092% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (71% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Body condition (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Vehicle structure (42% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis (42% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Drivers (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.69% fail on Passengers other (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers
      • 0.092% fail on Drivers
    • 0.092% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.092% fail on Load security
      • 0.046% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.046% fail on Loading door
    • 0.046% fail on Body security
    • 0.046% fail on Spare wheel
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.046% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (76% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.0% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.092% fail on Requirements
    • 0.60% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (51% better than other 2002 vans)
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system (37% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on System
      • 0.46% fail on Cap
      • 0.046% fail on Tank
      • 0.046% fail on Pipe
    • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.8% fail on Steering (23% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.92% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.32% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.046% fail on Free play
        • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Steering control
      • 0.18% fail on Steering lock (8 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering (80% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Other components
      • 0.046% fail on Drive system
      • 0.046% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.046% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Towbars (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Towbar
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.046% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.87% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition