Mazda MPV MOT Results

Registered in 1996
49.1% pass rate
from 167 tests in 2020
(30% worse than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda MPV is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (69% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.60% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 1.2% fail on All position lamps (20 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.4% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.60% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 26% fail on Suspension (88% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.60% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.60% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.6% fail on Body (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Panel (11 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Other body component
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 3.0% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on System (21 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.60% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Towbar (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.60% fail on Seats
      • 0.60% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt
          • 0.60% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.60% fail on Hand lever
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 6.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Other leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (84% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.60% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo

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