Mazda 626 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
49.4% pass rate
from 403 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.99% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
    • 8.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.9% fail on Components
        • 5.5% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Hub components (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.50% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on ABS
    • 0.99% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.99% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Front drive shafts (77% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.25% fail on Front
      • 0.25% fail on Rear
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.99% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.99% fail on Battery
    • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.50% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.25% fail on Horn
  • 9.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type
    • 0.50% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.99% fail on Washers (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.99% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on Tank
      • 0.25% fail on System
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
  • 0.50% fail on Towbars (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Vehicle structure (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment

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