Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 1998
61.0% pass rate
from 59 tests in 2020
(3.6% better than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (5.9% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (1.9% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (43% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (43% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (7.1% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (21% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (24% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3.8% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (9.2% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Load sensing valves (17 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.7% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
  • 15% fail on Suspension (10% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Ball joint (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 6.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (43% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (16% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.7% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.7% fail on Leaf spring
        • 1.7% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 1.7% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (0.54% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Chassis (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Chassis condition (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.7% fail on Pipe
    • 1.7% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.7% fail on Door condition
    • 1.7% fail on Cabs
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (83% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering box
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (29% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Compression ignition (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (98% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Requirements

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