Mazda Tribute MOT Results

Registered in 2003
43.7% pass rate
from 190 tests in 2020
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda Tribute is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (70% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.7% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.53% fail on Mounting
      • 2.1% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (40 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.53% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.53% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.53% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.53% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.53% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.53% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.53% fail on Other suspension component
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.53% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.53% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.53% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.53% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Chassis (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Joints
    • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on System
    • 1.6% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Body condition
      • 0.53% fail on Panel
      • 0.53% fail on Other body component
    • 0.53% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.53% fail on Bracket
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.53% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.53% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.53% fail on Cable
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.53% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.53% fail on Brake fluid
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.53% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.53% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.53% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 2.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Requirements
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.53% fail on Steering play
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.53% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.53% fail on Anchorages

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