Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 1999
50.8% pass rate
from 118 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 14% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 13% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 9.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Switch
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.85% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.85% fail on Horn
    • 0.85% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.85% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 4.2% fail on Load sensing valves (13 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.85% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.85% fail on Cable
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.85% fail on Lever
    • 0.85% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.85% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.85% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.85% fail on Other braking system component
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.85% fail on View to rear
      • 0.85% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Joints
    • 3.4% fail on Chassis
      • 3.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on Tank
    • 0.85% fail on Cabs
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.5% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.85% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 6.8% fail on Steering
    • 6.8% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.85% fail on Intermediate drop arm
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Size/type (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.85% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.85% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.7% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates

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