Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2005
59.8% pass rate
from 194 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.6% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.52% fail on Switch
    • 0.52% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.52% fail on Joints
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Cabs (117 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (133 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.52% fail on System
    • 0.52% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.52% fail on Towbar
      • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.52% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.6% fail on Load sensing valves (1108 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.52% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 8.2% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs (515 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (1375 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Leaf spring
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.52% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.52% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.52% fail on Other components
        • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.52% fail on Steering box
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Other components
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment

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