Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2014
79.1% pass rate
from 4,964 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2014 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 2014 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (43% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (41% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.040% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.020% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.020% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.020% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps (53% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear lamps (51% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp (81% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (38% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (38% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.060% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (22% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (72% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.060% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.97% fail on Rear wheels (79% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.040% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.060% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (180% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.60% fail on Pedal
        • 0.54% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Hoses
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
    • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.060% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.020% fail on ABS
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.040% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.040% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.89% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.081% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.081% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.060% fail on Fluid suspension (15 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Suspension unit (15 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.060% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Axles
      • 0.020% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.020% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.020% fail on Front
  • 0.62% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.40% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (82% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (95% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
  • 0.40% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Body condition
    • 0.040% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers
    • 0.040% fail on Load security
      • 0.020% fail on Access panel
      • 0.020% fail on Loading door
    • 0.020% fail on Body security
    • 0.020% fail on Doors
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.020% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.24% fail on Steering
    • 0.081% fail on Power steering
      • 0.081% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.060% fail on Steering control (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.020% fail on Steering column
      • 0.020% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.060% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.020% fail on Steering system
      • 0.020% fail on Free play
        • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.020% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.020% fail on Components
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.081% fail on Attachment
    • 0.060% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.040% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.020% fail on Pipe
      • 0.020% fail on Cap