Mercedes-Benz Vito MOT Results

Registered in 2016
73.2% pass rate
from 6,935 tests in 2020
(15% 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.

  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (9.9% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Brake linings (87% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (68% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (69% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Cable
        • 0.014% fail on Pivot
        • 0.014% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (74% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (70% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (42% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (41% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance (52% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (14% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp) (18% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (10.0% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested (69% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal (0.59% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (19% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Electronic stability control (85% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Anti-lock braking system (72% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses (44% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic systems (13% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake fluid (18% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.029% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (18% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility (62% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (8.9% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Condition of glass (24% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Windscreen (26% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view (84% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear (74% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors (74% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (9.7% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (8.7% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (28% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (60% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (65% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.94% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment (35% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Electrical wiring (19% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Trailer electrical socket (67% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (46% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual direction indicators (65% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (83% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors (23% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (33% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.087% fail on Reversing lamps (42% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Reversing lamps (40% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type (45% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (41% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers (22% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints (45% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (50% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Other suspension component (6.1% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint (41% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.087% fail on Wheel bearings (48% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (35% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (59% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (38% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Emissions not tested (33% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.69% fail on Spark ignition (86% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (91% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.058% fail on Noise suppression (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.058% fail on Fluid leaks (46% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Engine oil leaks (46% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.91% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (19% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Seat belts (15% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (7.9% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
    • 0.32% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (32% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Airbags
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.63% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Body (36% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component (27% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.014% fail on Joints
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers (0.92% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.058% fail on Doors (51% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door (27% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition (16% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.043% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.043% fail on Spare wheel (35% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Spare wheel condition (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Carrier
    • 0.029% fail on Fuel system (70% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (31% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Seats (56% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.029% fail on Undertray (3.3% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Towbar
      • 0.014% fail on Coupling
    • 0.014% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.014% fail on Other tailgate component
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle (15% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates (15% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.087% fail on Steering linkage components (76% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.029% fail on Steering gear (24% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.029% fail on Power steering (80% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
  • 0.014% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.014% fail on Anchorages