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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2013
70.1% pass rate
from 6,134 tests in 2020
(13% 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 (33% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
      • 0.016% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.016% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (68% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.90% fail on Reversing lamps (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Reversing lamps (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on Reversing lamp switch (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (86% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.55% fail on Horn
      • 0.065% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.065% fail on Daytime running lamps (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.016% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.016% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance (97% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.065% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.033% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.049% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.082% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (39% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.049% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (44% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs and drums (44% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.62% fail on Brake discs (44% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.098% fail on Lever
        • 0.033% fail on Cable
        • 0.016% fail on Linkage
        • 0.016% fail on Pivot
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Pedal
      • 0.60% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system (51% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.082% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.082% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.065% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.065% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.033% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
      • 0.016% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.016% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.016% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (22% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (24% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass (56% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen (59% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Window
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear (80% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (79% better than other 2013 vans)
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (65% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition (72% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (200% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.033% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.033% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.83% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.82% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.016% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes (47% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (42% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (87% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.016% fail on Axles
      • 0.016% fail on Axle
    • 0.016% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Exhaust system (96% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Bumpers (97% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Transmission (94% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on Drive shafts (96% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.065% fail on Joints (96% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.049% fail on Flexible couplings (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.082% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Pipe
      • 0.033% fail on Tank
    • 0.033% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.016% fail on Bracket
    • 0.016% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.016% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.016% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.016% fail on Carrier
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.016% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 0.88% fail on Steering (58% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.098% fail on Operation
      • 0.065% fail on Other components
      • 0.016% fail on Pump
    • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear wheel steering (38 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Components (38 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.082% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.016% fail on Steering column
    • 0.016% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.016% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.36% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Condition