Mazda 121 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
40.7% pass rate
from 91 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 121 is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Brakes (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 29% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 13% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Rear wheels (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Brake performance not tested (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 12% fail on Components
        • 8.8% fail on Pipes
        • 4.4% fail on Hoses
        • 1.1% fail on Reservoirs
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs
  • 32% fail on Suspension
    • 16% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.4% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.7% fail on Wipers
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.6% fail on Emissions
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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