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Mercedes-Benz Bremen Van MOT Results

42.0% pass rate
from 88 tests in 2020
(42% 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.

  • 43% fail on Brakes (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 35% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 27% fail on Rbt (sp) (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 18% fail on Service brake performance (9 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 17% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 17% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 17% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 14% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 11% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Load sensing valves (17 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (12 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas (14 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (37 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.1% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.1% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
  • 34% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (68% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 9.1% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 9.1% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 6.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.3% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Axles
      • 1.1% fail on King pins
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 16% fail on Steering (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Drag link end (20 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas (11 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Chassis
      • 5.7% fail on Chassis condition
      • 2.3% fail on Strengthening plate (34 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 4.5% fail on Body (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Panel (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Other body component
    • 4.5% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Driver's seat
      • 2.3% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Cabs
      • 1.1% fail on Steps
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 8.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates