Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.2% pass rate
from 125 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 10% fail on Fog lamp (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.80% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 0.80% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.80% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 4.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.4% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.8% fail on Components
        • 7.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.6% fail on Valves
        • 0.80% fail on Hoses
      • 1.6% fail on Leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.80% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake calipers (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (19 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.80% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.2% fail on Washers
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Bonnet (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 6.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.80% fail on Size/type
  • 7.2% fail on Steering
    • 7.2% fail on Steering system
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.80% fail on Other components
        • 0.80% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.80% fail on Cap
  • 4.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
  • 3.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
      • 0.80% fail on Prescribed areas

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