Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.1% pass rate
from 269 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.9% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Springs
      • 0.37% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.37% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.74% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 6.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.74% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.37% fail on Cable
        • 0.37% fail on Lever
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.74% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.74% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.37% fail on Brake fluid
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.74% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.37% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.74% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.74% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Condition of glass (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Windscreen (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
    • 0.74% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe
    • 0.37% fail on Body
      • 0.37% fail on Panel
    • 0.37% fail on Doors
      • 0.37% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 5.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Spark ignition (63% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end

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