Mazda Demio MOT Results

Registered in 2002
49.4% pass rate
from 352 tests in 2020
(9.2% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda Demio is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 16% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (12% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (5.3% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (78% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Springs (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.28% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.28% fail on Axles
      • 0.28% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies) (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Horn (3.1% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Individual direction indicators (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
    • 0.28% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
    • 0.28% fail on Floor
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (1.2% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Airbags
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 11% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (6.8% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (9.6% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance (58% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (15% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (12% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (8.7% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (9.6% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums (53% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.28% fail on Servos
    • 0.28% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Driver's view (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (6.6% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (33% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition (23% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (64% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested (44% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Steering (8.3% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Steering linkage components (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Locking devices (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.57% fail on Steering gear (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack (34% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates (37% better than other 2002 cars)

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