Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2009
61.3% pass rate
from 4,933 tests in 2017
(6.1% better than other 2009 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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (46% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (35% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps (29% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear lamps (59% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (31% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.020% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters (52% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.041% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.061% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.081% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.061% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.041% fail on Hazard warning (88% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Switch (82% better than other 2009 vans)
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance (15% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels (93% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.020% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Fitment
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components (39% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs (40% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.020% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Components (68% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Hoses
        • 0.45% fail on Pipes (84% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.020% fail on Servos
      • 0.34% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.020% fail on Leaks
    • 0.67% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.67% fail on Pedal
        • 0.47% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.20% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability system (170% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on ABS (70% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.020% fail on Cable
  • 12% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Location
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers (49% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension joints (78% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Axles (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on King pins (16 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings (90% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Front (94% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Rear (81% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut (83% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts (98% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.041% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.020% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.020% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.020% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Washers (32% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.55% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type (92% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (66% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on System
      • 0.041% fail on Tank
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (49% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.020% fail on Free play
        • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.020% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
        • 0.020% fail on Steering component
    • 0.30% fail on Rear wheel steering (27 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Components (27 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.061% fail on Other components
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.020% fail on Pump
    • 0.061% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.041% fail on Steering control
      • 0.020% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.020% fail on Steering column
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (31% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Body condition
    • 0.32% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.081% fail on Passengers
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers
    • 0.061% fail on Load security
      • 0.041% fail on Loading door
      • 0.020% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.061% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.041% fail on Body security
    • 0.020% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.020% fail on Chassis
  • 0.77% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.020% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.041% fail on Condition