Mazda MX-6 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
54.7% pass rate
from 53 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda MX-6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes
    • 17% fail on Brake performance
      • 13% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 7.5% fail on ABS (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.9% fail on Cable
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Horn
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 9.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.5% fail on Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
  • 7.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 7.5% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
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