Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.0% pass rate
from 4,660 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (7.5% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps (15% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps (53% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps (79% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Headlamp (80% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.021% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp (14% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.97% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.54% fail on Horn (69% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.086% fail on Hazard warning (86% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Switch (79% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Lamp
    • 0.064% fail on Battery (95% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance (11% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels (23% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels (29% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.043% fail on Brake operation
    • 8.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.6% fail on Components
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake back plates (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.043% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.3% fail on Parking brake (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 2.2% fail on ABS (43% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components (61% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal (61% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip (80% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.021% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.021% fail on Lever
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Components
        • 0.021% fail on Pipes
        • 0.021% fail on Hoses
  • 18% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Location (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (58% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting (32% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Subframe mounting (65% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting (93% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints (44% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (32% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (83% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Front (87% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (68% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (96% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.043% fail on Front drive shafts (99% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Constant velocity joints (99% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Washers (67% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.97% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (17% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
    • 0.086% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.043% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (36 times worse than other 2005 vans)
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.7% fail on Steering system
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.086% fail on Free play
        • 0.064% fail on Steering rack
        • 0.021% fail on Steering box
      • 0.043% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.043% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
        • 0.043% fail on Steering component
    • 0.24% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.021% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.021% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.021% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering (78% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Other components
      • 0.043% fail on Operation (88% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Rams
    • 0.043% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on System (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.064% fail on Hose
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Emissions (65% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (21% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (26% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (54% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.086% fail on Requirements
      • 0.021% fail on Installation check
        • 0.021% fail on Anchorage's
    • 1.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.086% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (31% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition (29% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on Doors
      • 0.56% fail on Passengers other (69% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.67% fail on Vehicle structure (47% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Chassis (47% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (68% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.043% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.043% fail on Loading door
      • 0.021% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.064% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Towbars
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.043% fail on Towbar