Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
47.9% pass rate
from 390 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Front wheels (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Rear wheels (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.26% fail on Servos
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake calipers (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.1% fail on ABS (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Cable
      • 0.51% fail on Pivot (120 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.77% fail on Spring mounting
    • 9.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.26% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.77% fail on Condition (31 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.26% fail on Front
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.77% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.26% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (42% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.77% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Cap
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.26% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate

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