Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2011
62.7% pass rate
from 4,972 tests in 2020
(9.7% 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (71% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (71% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters (54% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.020% fail on Arm
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps (24% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (22% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp (46% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (52% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.040% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.95% fail on Reversing lamps (79% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Reversing lamps (80% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.24% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.040% fail on Hazard warning (84% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Switch (84% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.020% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.020% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance (43% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (56% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.020% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (93% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (91% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (87% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.080% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.060% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.46% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (47% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs and drums (59% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Brake discs (61% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.020% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.080% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (77% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Lever
        • 0.020% fail on Linkage
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Pedal (82% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (61% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-lock braking system (64% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.020% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.020% fail on Servos
  • 7.2% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 3.9% fail on Coil springs (54% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Coil spring (55% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (47% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (50% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins and bushes (43% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint dust cover (72% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.97% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints (94% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (84% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage (86% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings (87% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component (63% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.080% fail on Axles
      • 0.040% fail on King pins (43 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Axle
      • 0.020% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.080% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Compression ignition (60% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (64% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.060% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.060% fail on Particulate filter (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.020% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.020% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (66% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (76% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.060% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (16% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear (65% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors (64% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (44% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (97% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.24% fail on Transmission (92% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (96% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (96% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.060% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition
      • 0.040% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
        • 0.020% fail on Catch
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system (68% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.060% fail on System
      • 0.040% fail on Tank
      • 0.020% fail on Hose
    • 0.14% fail on Body (60% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
      • 0.040% fail on Panel
    • 0.060% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.040% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.020% fail on Carrier
    • 0.020% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.020% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.020% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.020% fail on Undertray
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (71% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.62% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear wheel steering (43 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Components (43 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.020% fail on Linkages
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
        • 0.020% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.020% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.060% fail on Other components
      • 0.020% fail on Pump
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.060% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.060% fail on Steering column
    • 0.060% fail on Steering play
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Condition