Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.8% pass rate
from 371 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Fog lamp (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Rear lamps (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.27% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.4% fail on Spring mounting (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Leaf springs (618 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (1524 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins and bushes (308 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Shackle (494 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.27% fail on Securing bolts
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Front
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Components (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Pipes
        • 3.2% fail on Valves (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.54% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.54% fail on Leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas (26 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (158 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Cap
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
      • 0.27% fail on System
    • 0.81% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.27% fail on Free play
        • 0.27% fail on Steering box
      • 0.27% fail on Drag link end
  • 1.3% fail on Towbars (24 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Towbar (117 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.54% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment

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