Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2002
53.0% pass rate
from 353 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Trailer electrical socket (63 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.57% fail on Horn
      • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.57% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.85% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.85% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Chassis condition (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Panel (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Other body component
    • 0.85% fail on Towbar (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Vehicle structure (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Safety device
    • 0.85% fail on Cabs (24 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas (26 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on Tank
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Floor
    • 0.28% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.28% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Load sensing valves (17 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.28% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (87% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.28% fail on Cable
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
    • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.57% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.57% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.28% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.28% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.28% fail on Other braking system component
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.85% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.1% fail on Springs
      • 2.8% fail on Leaf springs (611 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Leaf spring (1517 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (473 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.28% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.57% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Prescribed areas (26 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play
      • 0.28% fail on Steering box
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates

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