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Mercedes-Benz Bremen Van MOT Results

54.8% pass rate
from 93 tests in 2017
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.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 15% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.1% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.3% fail on Horn
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
  • 30% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 22% fail on Brake performance
      • 15% fail on Front wheels (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 8.6% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.5% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 3.2% fail on Hoses
        • 1.1% fail on Valves
      • 2.2% fail on Leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (28 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.1% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.2% fail on Restricted movement
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.5% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
  • 14% fail on Steering (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering system
      • 6.5% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
        • 1.1% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Hose
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe
      • 1.1% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate