Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2013
67.8% pass rate
from 5,418 tests in 2020
(9.2% better than other 2013 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 2013 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (3.5% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (3.5% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (17 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp levelling device (55% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (13% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (0.25% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (0.23% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (26% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators (180% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2.1% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (2.2% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (0.44% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Switch (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Reversing lamps (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Reversing lamps (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Reversing lamp switch (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.00% fail on Electrical equipment (56% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Trailer electrical socket (50% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Electrical wiring (53% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear reflectors (4.2% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps (60% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp (64% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.018% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.018% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.018% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.018% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance (89% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (16% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (200% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.074% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.037% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (42% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance (21% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester (190% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (25% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp) (23% better than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (24% better than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance (21% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested (32% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (41% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums (47% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs (48% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (10% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.092% fail on Lever (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Cable (51% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (92% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal (16% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (15% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Electronic stability control (26% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-lock braking system (43% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Electronic braking system (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Flexible brake hoses (45% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems (30% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake fluid (55% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.055% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.037% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (64% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (54% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (4.9% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (14% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (20% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear (39% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors (39% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet (95% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass (63% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen (63% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view (49% worse than other 2013 vans)
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (3.8% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (6.2% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (9.5% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type (95% worse than other 2013 vans)
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (71% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Compression ignition (81% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (42% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (27% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.074% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.018% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.018% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.92% fail on Spark ignition (34% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.92% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (39% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid leaks (21% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks (19% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Other leaks (5.8% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (16% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (7.7% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Pins and bushes (35% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (28% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Suspension arm (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (36% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (20% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (22% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Mounting (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (71% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (77% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage ball joints (88% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage (71% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Other suspension component (64% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint (65% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes (25% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.055% fail on Suspension rods (98% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.037% fail on Axles (33% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (18% better than other 2013 vans)
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts (34% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment (14% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Doors (21% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Front passenger's door (45% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition (43% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Body (40% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component (37% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.018% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers (5.3% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (61% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Tank (12% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe (23% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (80% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Seats (24% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Passenger's seat (14% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's seat (50% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.074% fail on Spare wheel (56% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Spare wheel condition (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Carrier (26% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.074% fail on Transmission (97% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Prop shafts (76% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.018% fail on Joints
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.018% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.018% fail on Joints
    • 0.055% fail on Load security (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Loading door (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.037% fail on Boot lid (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Boot lid condition (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.037% fail on Undertray (9.3% worse than other 2013 vans)
  • 0.96% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering (78% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation (95% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Other components (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses (27% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Pump
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear (58% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack (78% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
    • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on Rear wheel steering (26 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Components (23 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Linkages
      • 0.018% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.055% fail on Steering play (22% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Steering rack (21% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.018% fail on Steering column
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle (20% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates (19% better than other 2013 vans)
  • 0.055% fail on Road Wheels (71% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.037% fail on Attachment (74% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Condition