Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
55.9% pass rate
from 145 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.8% fail on Components
        • 2.8% fail on Hoses
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake calipers (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.69% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.1% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.69% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.69% fail on Attachment
    • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
      • 0.69% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.69% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.69% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.69% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.69% fail on Individual lamps
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Size/type
    • 0.69% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on Cap
    • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
  • 2.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Attachment

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