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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2007
54.2% pass rate
from 6,452 tests in 2020
(3.8% better than other 2007 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 2007 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (9.6% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (38% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (72% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (34% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters (47% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (22% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp (23% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (23% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (23% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical equipment (75% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn (83% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.046% fail on Electrical wiring (74% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Battery(ies) (85% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.062% fail on Reversing lamps (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Reversing lamps (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.046% fail on Hazard warning (87% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Switch (87% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.046% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.031% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.015% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Brakes (14% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (13% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.031% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.093% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.45% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (81% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.093% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.82% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (47% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt (sp) (48% better than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (19% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (32% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (25% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (31% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (33% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.093% fail on Brake drums (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.093% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (83% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Lever
        • 0.015% fail on Cable
        • 0.015% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.015% fail on Pivot
    • 2.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (82% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Electronic stability control (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (93% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Pedal (56% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.062% fail on Hydraulic systems (71% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.031% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.062% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (76% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (77% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.031% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.031% fail on Other components
    • 0.015% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.015% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 15% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Springs (61% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 5.8% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (74% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (27% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (26% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage ball joints (62% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint (51% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (71% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage (70% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (19% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers (50% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component (58% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint (44% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.29% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (88% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.031% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.015% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.015% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension unit
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility (13% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Washers (21% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on View to rear
      • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass (45% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen (47% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Window
    • 0.077% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system (33% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (73% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Joints
        • 0.11% fail on Prop shaft (70% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.40% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Catch
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Catch
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge
    • 0.36% fail on Body (45% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Other body component
      • 0.077% fail on Panel
      • 0.015% fail on Body condition
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.23% fail on Integral vehicle structure (79% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (78% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system (71% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.077% fail on System
      • 0.031% fail on Tank (82% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Pipe (79% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis (86% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition (86% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Load security
      • 0.093% fail on Loading door
      • 0.031% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.031% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.062% fail on Carrier
      • 0.046% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.093% fail on Seats (68% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.046% fail on Cabs
      • 0.031% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Steps
    • 0.031% fail on Towbar
      • 0.015% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.015% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.031% fail on Undertray
    • 0.015% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.015% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
        • 0.015% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.64% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.62% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering (75% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Other components (67% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Operation (78% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.015% fail on Pump
    • 0.11% fail on Steering column (190% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.093% fail on Steering play
      • 0.093% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.062% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.062% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.031% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.031% fail on Universal joint
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (37% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (37% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition (40% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested (57% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.88% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (58% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.046% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.031% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.015% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.031% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.031% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (29% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (29% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.093% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.031% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.45% fail on Fluid leaks (45% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Engine oil leaks (52% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.031% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.031% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.031% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.015% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (29% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (41% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.062% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 0.99% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.077% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Hubs
  • 0.077% fail on Seat belt installation check (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.062% fail on Anchorages (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.015% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.015% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.015% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.015% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Emergency exits