Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2007
56.1% pass rate
from 5,914 tests in 2017
(5.6% 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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps (27% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps (51% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (56% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (55% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Switch
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters (46% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
        • 0.017% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.44% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.27% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning (75% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Lamp
      • 0.034% fail on Switch (90% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.085% fail on Battery (87% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.034% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.44% fail on Hoses
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Leaks (76% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Fitment
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components (20% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs (45% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.068% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on ABS
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Anti-slip (56% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.051% fail on Mechanical components (86% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Cable (89% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Lever
  • 14% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 8.3% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 8.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Location
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.085% fail on Linkage condition (84% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers (44% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Front suspension joints (66% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (190% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.034% fail on Front drive shafts (99% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Constant velocity joints (99% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (92% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Front (93% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Rear (88% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Spring mounting (90% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.085% fail on Macpherson strut (74% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Clearance
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (17% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.86% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
    • 0.051% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end (17% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.068% fail on Free play
        • 0.068% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering (83% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Operation (77% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Pipes and hoses (83% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Pump
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
    • 0.051% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.017% fail on Steering control
      • 0.017% fail on Steering column
  • 4.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (26% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Emissions
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system (55% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on System
      • 0.068% fail on Cap (69% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Pipe
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (28% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (32% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (47% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.57% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
    • 0.54% fail on Body condition (60% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers
    • 0.12% fail on Load security
      • 0.10% fail on Loading door (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Access panel
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.068% fail on Body security
    • 0.034% fail on Vehicle structure (91% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Chassis (91% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN (33% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate (33% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition