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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.4% pass rate
from 3,896 tests in 2017
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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.026% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps (16% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps (39% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.051% fail on Switch
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (40% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Fog lamp (29% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.69% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning (72% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Switch (69% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Lamp (74% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.15% fail on Battery (90% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (72% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Subframe mounting (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting (65% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage condition (82% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Presence
    • 5.9% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints (42% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (35% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Fitment
    • 0.80% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Constant velocity joints (90% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.026% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear
      • 0.15% fail on Front (92% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance (22% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (35% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels (24% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.026% fail on Brake operation
    • 8.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.9% fail on Components
        • 5.9% fail on Pipes
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Valves (97% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.026% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.026% fail on Pump
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 3.2% fail on ABS (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.077% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.026% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.72% fail on Electronic stability system (8 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components (56% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal (56% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Condition
        • 0.051% fail on Anti-slip (91% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.10% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.051% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.026% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.026% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.026% fail on Lever
    • 0.026% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (34% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.51% fail on Bonnet (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (80% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Body condition (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Vehicle structure (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Chassis (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.18% fail on Load security
      • 0.077% fail on Bootlid (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Access panel (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Loading door
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers
    • 0.077% fail on Body security
    • 0.026% fail on Spare wheel
  • 9.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts (85% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (55% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.1% fail on Steering
    • 7.4% fail on Steering system (26% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Track rod end (38% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.33% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Free play
        • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
        • 0.10% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.026% fail on Drive system
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.077% fail on Steering column
      • 0.051% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.026% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.026% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.026% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
    • 0.026% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.026% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on System (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
    • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions (68% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 1.4% fail on Towbars (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.077% fail on Towbar
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.051% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition