Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
50.9% pass rate
from 289 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Front wheels (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear wheels (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.35% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.8% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (122 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Tie bars/rods (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.35% fail on Front
      • 0.35% fail on Rear
    • 0.35% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Size/type
    • 0.69% fail on Valve stem (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (46% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.69% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.69% fail on Doors
      • 0.69% fail on Passengers other
  • 4.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.35% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.69% fail on Attachment
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate

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