Mazda B-Class MOT Results

Registered in 2006
54.3% pass rate
from 188 tests in 2020
(5.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda B-Class is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (9.1% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (4.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.53% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 1.1% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.53% fail on Joints
    • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (3.4% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Body (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Panel (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.53% fail on Other body component
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Tank
      • 0.53% fail on Pipe
    • 0.53% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.53% fail on Cabs
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Brakes (0.60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Load sensing valves (2644 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (7.4% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.53% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.53% fail on Brake pads
  • 11% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (18% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Springs (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Leaf springs (1096 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Leaf spring (2266 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (2266 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes (20% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2.7% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (30% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Steering (0.95% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.53% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.53% fail on Steering play
      • 0.53% fail on Steering box
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates (170% worse than other 2006 cars)

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