Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2004
51.2% pass rate
from 86 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Rear reflectors (34 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 13% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 13% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Body (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Mounting fixings (385 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Panel
    • 2.3% fail on Bumpers (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Cabs
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Load sensing valves (103 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Brake performance not tested (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 7.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.2% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.2% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 1.2% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 4.7% fail on Springs
      • 3.5% fail on Leaf springs (1193 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Leaf spring (2919 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
  • 2.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Other components

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