Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
52.4% pass rate
from 168 tests in 2020
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.60% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.2% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.60% fail on Pedal
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.60% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.60% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Suspension arm (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.60% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.60% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.60% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.60% fail on Switch
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility
    • 7.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.60% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.60% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.60% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.60% fail on Body
      • 0.60% fail on Panel
    • 0.60% fail on Doors
      • 0.60% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.60% fail on Door condition
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.60% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.60% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.60% fail on NOx sensor
  • 5.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment
    • 0.60% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 0.60% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.60% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.60% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Condition

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