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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2004
50.3% pass rate
from 3,139 tests in 2020
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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.064% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (39% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (39% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (62% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (93% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (21% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.86% fail on Electrical equipment (69% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Horn (70% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies) (82% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.096% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.064% fail on Hazard warning (90% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Switch (90% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.064% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.032% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.032% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (77% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (81% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage (72% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Springs
      • 3.4% fail on Coil springs (51% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Coil spring (52% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.096% fail on Mounting
      • 0.64% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Other suspension component (50% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.064% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings (87% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.032% fail on Axles
      • 0.032% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.032% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance (23% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.064% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (45% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.032% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.032% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.76% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance (64% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.096% fail on Service brake performance (95% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Electronic braking system (16 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.032% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (75% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.096% fail on Lever
        • 0.064% fail on Cable (87% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (77% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
    • 0.57% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.41% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.35% fail on Other braking system component (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.096% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.064% fail on Leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Servos
    • 0.032% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Chassis (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Chassis condition (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 5.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.064% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Other body component (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Body condition
      • 0.032% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (74% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.67% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Joints
        • 0.096% fail on Prop shaft (79% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.064% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 1.2% fail on Towbar (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.99% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
        • 0.032% fail on Catch
        • 0.032% fail on Hinge
      • 0.19% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on System
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.096% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.064% fail on Tank
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.096% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.25% fail on Cabs
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers (68% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.032% fail on Carrier
    • 0.16% fail on Boot lid (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Boot lid condition (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.096% fail on Floor
    • 0.064% fail on Load security
      • 0.064% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.064% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (24% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.80% fail on View to rear
      • 0.76% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.032% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.45% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
  • 8.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (67% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Seat belts (87% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas (98% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment
      • 0.064% fail on Requirements
    • 2.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (53% worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 8.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
        • 0.032% fail on Steering component
        • 0.032% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.064% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.032% fail on Drag link end
    • 2.1% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
    • 0.41% fail on Steering play
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.032% fail on Steering box
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
      • 0.032% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.032% fail on Rams
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.096% fail on Steering column
    • 0.064% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.064% fail on Universal joint
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (36% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition (42% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.83% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.61% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (74% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.032% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.032% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.032% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.032% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.83% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.032% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.032% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.096% fail on Engine oil leaks (89% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
  • 0.032% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.032% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.032% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.032% fail on Doors
      • 0.032% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors