Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2013
76.1% pass rate
from 5,200 tests in 2017
(20% 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 (39% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (24% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.058% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (11 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.019% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (69% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear lamps (68% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.096% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.019% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (86% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.94% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.077% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (53% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (65% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (98% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.077% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.038% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (47% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
        • 0.42% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Components (66% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
        • 0.019% fail on Pipes
      • 0.058% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
      • 0.019% fail on Leaks
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.096% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.058% fail on ABS (75% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.019% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.019% fail on Lever
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.077% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.019% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.17% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.096% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.058% fail on Wheel bearings (87% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Front (84% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.019% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Steering (44% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering system (50% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Free play
        • 0.077% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.077% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
        • 0.019% fail on Steering component
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.077% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.038% fail on Other components
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
    • 0.019% fail on Steering control
      • 0.019% fail on Steering column
    • 0.019% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.019% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.019% fail on Components
  • 0.42% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.077% fail on Fuel system (78% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Tank
      • 0.038% fail on Cap
    • 0.058% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.23% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (69% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition (67% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.058% fail on Doors
      • 0.038% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers
    • 0.038% fail on Seats
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers
  • 0.23% fail on Registration plates and VIN (58% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate (58% better than other 2013 vans)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.077% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Condition