Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.0% pass rate
from 211 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Switch (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.6% fail on Position lamp (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.95% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.47% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.7% fail on Joints
      • 1.9% fail on Prop shafts (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Body (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Other body component (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Panel (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.95% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.95% fail on Cabs (40 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Prescribed areas (45 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Load sensing valves (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.95% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.47% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.47% fail on Cable
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.47% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.47% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Leaf springs (588 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (2135 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Leaf spring (1219 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.47% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.47% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.47% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.47% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.47% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas

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