Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.5% pass rate
from 187 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Switch
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.53% fail on Horn
    • 0.53% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.53% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.0% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on Pipe
    • 0.53% fail on Towbar
      • 0.53% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.53% fail on Cabs
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.53% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt
          • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 5.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Load sensing valves (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
        • 0.53% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.53% fail on Valves
    • 0.53% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.53% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.53% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.53% fail on Brake pads
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.2% fail on Springs
      • 2.1% fail on Leaf springs (214 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (661 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.53% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 7.5% fail on Washers (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on View to rear
      • 1.6% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.1% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Drag link end (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates

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