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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2011
68.2% pass rate
from 4,207 tests in 2017
(15% better than other 2011 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (72% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (72% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters (57% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (58% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (32% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps (49% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps (53% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.024% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.024% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.5% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.095% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (38% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance (45% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels (56% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components (53% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs (69% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.024% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.59% fail on Hydraulic systems (69% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Components (76% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
        • 0.17% fail on Pipes (88% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
        • 0.33% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on ABS (60% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
    • 0.024% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (23% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.095% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (46% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Location
    • 1.00% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.67% fail on Shock absorbers (38% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints (77% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings (88% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.095% fail on Front (87% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Rear
    • 0.071% fail on Drive shafts (97% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.048% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.024% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.048% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.024% fail on Axles
      • 0.024% fail on Stub axle
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system (74% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.024% fail on Tank
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
    • 0.095% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.67% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.095% fail on Drivers
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition
    • 0.048% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.55% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.024% fail on Free play
        • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
        • 0.024% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.095% fail on Power steering
      • 0.071% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
    • 0.071% fail on Steering control
      • 0.024% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.024% fail on Steering column
      • 0.024% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.024% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.048% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.024% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.024% fail on Components
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Attachment
  • 0.024% fail on Towbars
    • 0.024% fail on Towbar
  • 0.024% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.024% fail on Speed limiter