Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2015
74.2% pass rate
from 5,577 tests in 2020
(3.0% better than other 2015 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 2015 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (26% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (68% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (95% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (96% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.090% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (85% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.072% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Plate brake tester (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.054% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (25% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance (22% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance (23% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (8.8% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp) (5.4% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (1.2% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (27% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested (53% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (2.0% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (10.0% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (9.9% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (25% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (32% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Lever (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on Cable (50% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Linkage
        • 0.018% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Electronic parking brake (39 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Pedal (29% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (27% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability control (68% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-lock braking system (41% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic braking system (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3.7% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic systems (21% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.018% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 0.018% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.018% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (47% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp levelling device (14% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (5.7% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (3.1% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (37% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (30% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Electrical equipment (53% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Electrical wiring (30% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Individual direction indicators (34% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.072% fail on All direction indicators (68% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Reversing lamps (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Reversing lamps (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (41% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp (27% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors (36% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.018% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (47% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (13% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass (15% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen (19% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet (56% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear (75% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (75% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Driver's view (42% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (4.7% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (1.8% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (11% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type (55% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (6.9% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (18% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (19% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.81% fail on Suspension arms (34% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint (32% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (41% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Ball joint dust cover (30% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Suspension arm (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers (3.4% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Anti-roll bar (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage ball joints (88% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage (23% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (84% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.036% fail on Other suspension component (78% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (65% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.018% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (69% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.70% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Spark ignition (16% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (14% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.090% fail on Fluid leaks (20% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Engine oil leaks (26% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.77% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Body (47% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component (34% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system (36% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Prop shafts (2.7% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on Prop shaft (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on Joints (48% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.054% fail on Drive shafts (94% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Joints (94% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Spare wheel (99% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Spare wheel condition (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Carrier (15% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Doors (33% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Other passenger's door (50% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition (72% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition
    • 0.072% fail on Fuel system (36% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (23% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
    • 0.054% fail on Bumpers (52% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Bracket
  • 0.59% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (39% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4.5% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle (9.0% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates (8.6% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.072% fail on Steering gear (5.2% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Steering rack (1.3% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
    • 0.072% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.054% fail on Power steering (63% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Other components (15% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.018% fail on Steering column
    • 0.018% fail on Steering play
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels (25% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Condition (88% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Attachment (5.2% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.018% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.018% fail on Anchorages