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Mercedes-Benz Bremen Van MOT Results

59.7% pass rate
from 67 tests in 2020
(2.0% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
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 pre-1990 vans and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz Bremen Van is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 15% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 15% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Switch
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (1.6% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (9 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (26% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (26% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (96% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Electrical equipment (0.81% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Horn (42% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp (8 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (13% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (76% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Chassis (93% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Chassis condition (29% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 4.5% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Tank
      • 1.5% fail on Pipe
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission (25% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Prop shafts (9 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Prop shaft
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (21% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 9.0% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt (34% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (0.31% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (32% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (31% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (57% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (10 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (47 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake linings
  • 16% fail on Suspension (12% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (37% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.5% fail on Leaf spring
    • 1.5% fail on Axles
      • 1.5% fail on King pins
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Visibility (11% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (31% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.5% fail on View to rear
      • 1.5% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (26% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Drag link end (15 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (98% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4.9% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts (4.8% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks