Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2015
74.8% pass rate
from 6,040 tests in 2020
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 2015 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (35% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (40% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (54% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Position lamp (39% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (49% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (49% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Reversing lamps (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Reversing lamps (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Reversing lamp switch (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.017% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.13% fail on Horn
      • 0.033% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.099% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.066% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.017% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
  • 7.1% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (63% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (95% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (99% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 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)
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.050% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.94% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.94% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.099% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.050% fail on Linkage
        • 0.033% fail on Lever
        • 0.017% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake control (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
    • 0.53% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability control (93% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.083% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.017% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.017% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility (32% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (73% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear (52% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors (54% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (98% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.41% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Oxygen sensor
    • 0.083% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.017% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (43% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (42% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Mounting
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (54% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.066% fail on Anti-roll bar (8 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage ball joints (92% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.083% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.050% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.050% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Axle
  • 0.84% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.41% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
    • 0.083% fail on Airbags (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers airbag (13 times worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.81% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Other body component
      • 0.033% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.033% fail on Joints
        • 0.017% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.017% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.017% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.050% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Joints (91% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on Tank
      • 0.033% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.066% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.066% fail on Seats
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.050% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.033% fail on Carrier
      • 0.017% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 0.28% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.083% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
    • 0.066% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.033% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
    • 0.017% fail on Steering play
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.099% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Attachment
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% fail on Belt(s)/padding