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Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2014
72.9% pass rate
from 5,878 tests in 2020
(6.9% 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 (21% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (10 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Reversing lamp switch (12 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Position lamp (64% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (81% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (38% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.017% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.51% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.43% fail on Horn
      • 0.051% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.085% fail on Daytime running lamps (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (77% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (50% worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (50% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs and drums (48% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Brake discs (48% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.068% fail on Cable
        • 0.051% fail on Lever
        • 0.017% fail on Linkage
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.83% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (56% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.068% fail on Anti-lock braking system (80% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.017% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (24% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear (53% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors (52% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.085% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (95% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.034% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.56% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.085% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.051% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.0% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.51% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Coil springs (49% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Coil spring (48% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (69% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
      • 0.034% fail on Panel
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.051% fail on Tank
      • 0.034% fail on Pipe
      • 0.034% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.085% fail on Door condition
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.068% fail on Prop shaft (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Drive shafts (94% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Joints (94% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Load security (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Loading door (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.017% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.068% fail on Seats
      • 0.034% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.034% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.051% fail on Undertray
    • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.034% fail on Carrier
    • 0.034% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.017% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.78% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Airbags
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.60% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering linkage components (72% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.051% fail on Rear wheel steering (47 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Components (47 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.14% fail on Steering column (10 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.051% fail on Steering play
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.017% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.017% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Condition