Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.0% pass rate
from 276 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 13% fail on Fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Tell tale
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Battery
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.72% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.72% fail on Switch
    • 0.72% fail on Horn
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.36% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.36% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.0% fail on Spring mounting (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.36% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.5% fail on Leaf springs (162 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (474 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (213 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle (266 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.72% fail on Front
      • 0.36% fail on Rear
    • 0.36% fail on General condition
    • 0.36% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems (84% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (91% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Pipes (93% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Valves (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 1.1% fail on Reservoirs (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.72% fail on Brake operation (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.72% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.72% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (21 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (189 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.72% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.72% fail on Cable
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 9.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pipe (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Cap
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions (89% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
  • 7.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (95% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.72% fail on Steering box (19 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Other components (18 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Steering pivot point (23 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (29 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.36% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.72% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (85% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment

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