Mazda MPV MOT Results

Registered in 1997
45.8% pass rate
from 142 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda MPV is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.70% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tie bars/rods (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.70% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.70% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 15% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 15% fail on Fog lamp (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Switch
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.70% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.5% fail on Battery
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.70% fail on Individual lamps
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.9% fail on Components
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.70% fail on Hoses
    • 2.8% fail on ABS
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Restricted movement (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal
        • 0.70% fail on Anti-slip
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on System
    • 0.70% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Requirements
      • 0.70% fail on Attachment
  • 9.2% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Steering system
      • 4.2% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 0.70% fail on Operation
      • 0.70% fail on Other components
    • 0.70% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
  • 7.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 6.3% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.70% fail on Chassis
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers other
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.70% fail on Towbars
    • 0.70% fail on Vehicle structure

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