Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.5% pass rate
from 463 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (75% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.43% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.43% fail on Front
    • 0.22% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.8% fail on Front wheels (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.0% fail on Components
        • 3.7% fail on Hoses (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (70% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.65% fail on Leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.22% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Fog lamp
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.43% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Tank (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
    • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.22% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Towbars
    • 0.22% fail on Vehicle structure

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