Mazda 2 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
64.2% pass rate
from 2,614 tests in 2017
(15% better than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Rear lamps (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on Individual lamps (89% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Battery
    • 0.077% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.077% fail on Lamp
    • 0.077% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Components (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses
        • 0.038% fail on Pump
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Front wheels (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.038% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.61% fail on ABS
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.077% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.077% fail on Cable
  • 9.2% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Front drive shafts (82% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Couplings
        • 0.038% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.19% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.077% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.038% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.077% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.077% fail on Condition
    • 0.038% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.077% fail on System
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.077% fail on Free play
        • 0.077% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Other components
        • 0.038% fail on Steering component
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.077% fail on Rams (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Other components
    • 0.077% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.77% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.38% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.077% fail on Seats
      • 0.077% fail on Passengers
    • 0.038% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.038% fail on Chassis
    • 0.038% fail on Load security
      • 0.038% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.077% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
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