Mazda MX-6 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
50.0% pass rate
from 78 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 MX-6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 12% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 6.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 10% fail on Hub components (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 3.8% fail on Brake calipers (29 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 7.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.7% fail on Components
        • 5.1% fail on Pipes
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses
    • 3.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on ABS
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Battery
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.6% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Tyres
    • 10% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Valve stem
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.6% fail on Power steering
      • 1.3% fail on Operation
      • 1.3% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.8% fail on Chassis
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate

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