Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
55.6% pass rate
from 268 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.75% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.75% fail on Linkage
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.75% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.75% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.75% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.37% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.37% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.37% fail on Cable
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.75% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.37% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Chassis
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on Tank (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 0.75% fail on Panel
      • 0.75% fail on Other body component
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.37% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition
      • 0.37% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition
    • 0.37% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.37% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.37% fail on Floor
  • 7.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on View to rear
      • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition (65% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (74% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 2.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plates

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