Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2006
54.1% pass rate
from 5,830 tests in 2020
(6.4% better than other 2006 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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (67% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (72% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (80% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (31% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (24% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (24% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (23% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (41% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (25% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp (25% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment (72% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.069% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.034% fail on Battery(ies) (93% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.086% fail on Hazard warning (80% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Switch (80% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.034% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.017% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 20% fail on Brakes (10.0% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (10% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (29% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (29% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (63% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (61% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (52% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.55% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (28% better than other 2006 vans)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance (75% better than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.034% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (80% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.086% fail on Lever
        • 0.017% fail on Cable
    • 3.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (88% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Electronic stability control (6 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (81% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.017% fail on Servos
      • 0.017% fail on Valves
    • 0.086% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.069% fail on Other components
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.017% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.034% fail on Low pressure warning (15 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
    • 0.034% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (88% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Servos
  • 15% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (29% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (42% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (52% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (76% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Springs (25% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Coil spring (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Mounting (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (66% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (47% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (27% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.87% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component (63% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (91% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut (76% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.051% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension rod
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (28% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.89% fail on View to rear
      • 0.89% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.57% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.017% fail on Window
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system (29% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (67% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.70% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.034% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.017% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
        • 0.051% fail on Hinge
        • 0.017% fail on Pillar
      • 0.21% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system (37% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.14% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.069% fail on Tank
      • 0.034% fail on Hose
    • 0.50% fail on Body
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
      • 0.21% fail on Panel
      • 0.017% fail on Body condition
    • 0.31% fail on Chassis (80% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis condition (80% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Integral vehicle structure (81% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (82% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers (59% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.086% fail on Towbar
      • 0.069% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Coupling
    • 0.086% fail on Load security
      • 0.051% fail on Loading door
      • 0.034% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.034% fail on Other tailgate component (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.086% fail on Seats (74% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.034% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.034% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.034% fail on Cabs (83% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.017% fail on Floor
    • 0.017% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Steering
    • 4.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.069% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.82% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.81% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering (68% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Other components
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
      • 0.051% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Steering box
    • 0.086% fail on Steering column
    • 0.034% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.034% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.034% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.017% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition (44% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.81% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.72% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (69% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.069% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.051% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.051% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.017% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.051% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.72% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.51% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.086% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.39% fail on Fluid leaks (58% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks (71% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.069% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.034% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.017% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (35% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Requirements
      • 0.017% fail on Load limiters
      • 0.017% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 0.017% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.017% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors