Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2016
75.4% pass rate
from 7,301 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Vito is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (26% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.055% fail on Brake slack adjuster (14 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Lever
        • 0.027% fail on Linkage
        • 0.014% fail on Cable
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (88% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.096% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance (88% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.096% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.096% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
      • 0.26% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.096% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.068% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.014% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.014% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (71% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (78% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.78% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Position lamps (53% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Position lamp (52% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.027% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.33% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (80% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (52% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
      • 0.068% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.055% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.055% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.027% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.027% fail on Switch
    • 0.014% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.014% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (55% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear (47% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors (46% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.068% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (46% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (44% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (19 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Mounting (11 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Suspension arms (95% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.055% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.027% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.014% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.90% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.41% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.45% fail on Body
      • 0.37% fail on Other body component
      • 0.068% fail on Panel
      • 0.014% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.055% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.055% fail on Carrier
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission (70% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.027% fail on Joints
        • 0.014% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.096% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.068% fail on Doors
      • 0.041% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
      • 0.014% fail on Pipe
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.055% fail on Seats
      • 0.055% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.055% fail on Undertray
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Boot lid condition (9 times worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.77% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Load limiters
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.041% fail on Airbags
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.014% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Attachment
  • 0.068% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering linkage components (73% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.014% fail on Power steering
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
  • 0.027% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.014% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.014% fail on Belt(s)/padding