Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2000
61.9% pass rate
from 252 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamps (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.79% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.40% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.40% fail on Horn
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.40% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.40% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
      • 0.40% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.40% fail on Joints
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 0.79% fail on Other body component
      • 0.40% fail on Panel
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on Pipe
      • 0.40% fail on Tank
    • 0.79% fail on Towbar
      • 0.40% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.40% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.79% fail on Cabs (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Load security
      • 0.40% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.40% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.40% fail on Doors
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.40% fail on Door condition
    • 0.40% fail on Floor
    • 0.40% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's seat
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.4% fail on Load sensing valves (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.40% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.40% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.40% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.40% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 1.6% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (352 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Other braking system component (18 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.79% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.79% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.40% fail on Lever
    • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.40% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.0% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Leaf springs (175 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Leaf spring (528 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (150 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.40% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.40% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on View to rear
      • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.40% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.40% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.79% fail on Condition
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Other components
  • 2.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment

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