Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2012
71.8% pass rate
from 5,228 tests in 2017
(18% better than other 2012 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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps (67% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Rear lamps (54% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.077% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps (42% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.057% fail on Side repeaters (91% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (77% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.096% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.038% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.019% fail on Battery
    • 0.019% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (36% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (27% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels (67% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (50% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs (58% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
        • 0.40% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (73% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Pipes (83% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses
        • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.17% fail on Operation (200% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.019% fail on Leaks
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
    • 0.057% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.038% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage
      • 0.019% fail on Cable
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.019% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors (69% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.057% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms (34% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension joints (65% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.077% fail on Wheel bearings (91% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Front (89% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.077% fail on Drive shafts (96% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.057% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.019% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.057% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.057% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.057% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
    • 0.019% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Axles
      • 0.019% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.90% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system (60% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.019% fail on Hose
      • 0.019% fail on Pipe
      • 0.019% fail on Cap
    • 0.019% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.75% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Steering system (72% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.096% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.019% fail on Free play
        • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.096% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.057% fail on Operation
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.019% fail on Rams
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
    • 0.096% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.019% fail on Steering control
      • 0.019% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.019% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.019% fail on Components
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.46% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition
    • 0.096% fail on Doors
      • 0.057% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.038% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.057% fail on Seats
      • 0.057% fail on Passengers
    • 0.019% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.019% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.019% fail on Chassis
    • 0.019% fail on Body security
    • 0.019% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.077% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.057% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Condition
  • 0.019% fail on Towbars
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar