Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2010
63.4% pass rate
from 4,805 tests in 2017
(6.8% better than other 2010 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 2010 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (49% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (79% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (79% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual lamps (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters (64% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (35% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps (31% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear lamps (54% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps (51% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (50% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.021% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp (47% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Switch
      • 0.021% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.21% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning (86% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Switch (81% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Lamp
    • 0.021% fail on Battery
    • 0.021% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 10% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance (17% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels (29% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.062% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.042% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (49% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (47% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs (53% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.042% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.021% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Components (65% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses
        • 0.35% fail on Pipes (84% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.25% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.062% fail on Leaks
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.54% fail on Pedal
        • 0.44% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on ABS (76% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.021% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.021% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Warning
    • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
  • 10% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 8.0% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 8.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage condition (88% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Suspension arms (71% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension joints (81% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Axles (7 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on King pins (20 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Swivel joints/housing (12 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.021% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings (91% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Rear
      • 0.021% fail on Front
    • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts (97% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.042% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.021% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.021% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.042% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (34% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors (65% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.083% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.021% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.062% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (58% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system (62% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.062% fail on Cap
      • 0.062% fail on System
      • 0.021% fail on Hose
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (37% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on Steering system (79% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.083% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.062% fail on Free play
        • 0.062% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
        • 0.042% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.31% fail on Rear wheel steering (34 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (34 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering (65% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
      • 0.021% fail on Pump
    • 0.042% fail on Steering control
      • 0.042% fail on Steering column
    • 0.021% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.62% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (46% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (63% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.083% fail on Body security
    • 0.062% fail on Seats
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers
    • 0.021% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.021% fail on Chassis
    • 0.021% fail on Load security
      • 0.021% fail on Access panel
    • 0.021% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.062% fail on Condition