Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.8% pass rate
from 231 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 16% fail on Rear fog lamp (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 16% fail on Fog lamp (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Tell tale (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Switch
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.87% fail on Rear reflectors (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.43% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.43% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.43% fail on Switch
    • 0.43% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Front drive shafts (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.0% fail on Spring mounting (25 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Leaf springs (1460 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (1971 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (1643 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Shackle (2112 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Anchor
        • 0.43% fail on Other pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Front
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.43% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Components (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Pipes
        • 3.9% fail on Valves (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
      • 1.7% fail on Leaks (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.43% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
        • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.43% fail on Cable
    • 0.43% fail on ABS
    • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.43% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 7.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Size/type
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.87% fail on Pipe (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Hose
      • 0.43% fail on Cap
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Body condition (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.43% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 0.87% fail on Steering box (79 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.43% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.43% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.43% fail on Other components
        • 0.43% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering
      • 0.87% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Prescribed areas (50 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.87% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.87% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.43% fail on Towbars
    • 0.43% fail on Vehicle structure

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