Mazda MPV MOT Results

Registered in 1997
45.7% pass rate
from 151 tests in 2020
(35% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda MPV is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 19% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.66% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension arm
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.6% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Sub-frame
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.66% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint
  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 15% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 15% fail on Rear fog lamp (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 2.0% fail on All position lamps (27 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.66% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.66% fail on Horn
    • 0.66% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.66% fail on Switch
    • 0.66% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (93% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Towbar (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.66% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.66% fail on Body
      • 0.66% fail on Other body component
    • 0.66% fail on Cabs
      • 0.66% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.66% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.66% fail on Lever
  • 8.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 7.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.66% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Operation
      • 0.66% fail on Pump
    • 2.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.66% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plates

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