Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.1% pass rate
from 234 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Brakes (82% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.43% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.43% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 0.85% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
      • 0.43% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.43% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.43% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 8.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Suspension arm (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.85% fail on Springs
      • 0.85% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.43% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.85% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.85% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.43% fail on Horn
    • 0.43% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.43% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.43% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.43% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.85% fail on Body
      • 0.85% fail on Other body component
    • 0.85% fail on Doors
      • 0.85% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.85% fail on Door condition
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Tank
    • 0.43% fail on Towbar
      • 0.43% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.43% fail on Seats
      • 0.43% fail on Driver's seat
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.43% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.43% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates

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