Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2008
60.0% pass rate
from 5,554 tests in 2017
(10% better than other 2008 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (43% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (16% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (37% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps (33% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (53% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (39% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (31% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (31% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps (26% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters (46% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.018% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.018% fail on Arm
    • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Horn (70% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors (52% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.090% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.036% fail on Battery (92% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.036% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.018% fail on Lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance (19% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels (89% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake imbalance (76% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.018% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.8% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components (34% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (25% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs (49% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.054% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (50% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Components (54% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (58% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.47% fail on Hoses
        • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Operation (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Leaks (75% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (81% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.63% fail on Pedal
        • 0.32% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.38% fail on ABS (53% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.018% fail on Warning
      • 0.018% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.018% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 13% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 8.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Location
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.90% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage condition (81% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers (55% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Front suspension joints (71% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings (92% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Front (92% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Rear (91% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Drive shafts (97% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.072% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.018% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.018% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.072% fail on Axles
      • 0.036% fail on King pins (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.054% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut (86% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (14% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (37% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.77% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.018% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
    • 0.072% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.018% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (30% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (85% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system (63% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on System
      • 0.036% fail on Tank
      • 0.036% fail on Cap (83% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Hose
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions (54% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (26% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Seat belts (40% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (72% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (48% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Free play
        • 0.036% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.018% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.090% fail on Power steering (85% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
      • 0.018% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.090% fail on Rear wheel steering (34 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Components (34 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.072% fail on Steering control
      • 0.036% fail on Steering column
      • 0.036% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.036% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.94% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (55% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Body condition (55% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers front (83% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers
    • 0.072% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.036% fail on Load security
      • 0.036% fail on Loading door
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Condition