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Mazda 626 MOT Results

65.2% pass rate
from 66 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 626 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Battery
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal
        • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.1% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Location
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Rear
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition