Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
46.8% pass rate
from 220 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.91% fail on Anti-roll bar (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.91% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.91% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.91% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.45% fail on Springs
      • 0.45% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.45% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 5.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt
          • 5.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.45% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.91% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.45% fail on Pedal
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.91% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.45% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Joints
      • 0.45% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.45% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.91% fail on Tank
      • 0.45% fail on System
    • 1.4% fail on Body
      • 1.4% fail on Other body component (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.45% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.45% fail on Floor
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.45% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.45% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.45% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.45% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates

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