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Mazda B2500 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
52.8% pass rate
from 299 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 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda B2500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.67% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.33% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.33% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.33% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (79% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.33% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 14% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 13% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 13% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Chassis
      • 5.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.67% fail on Pipe
      • 0.33% fail on Hose
    • 0.67% fail on Floor
    • 0.33% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.33% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.33% fail on Towbar
      • 0.33% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.33% fail on Body
      • 0.33% fail on Body condition
    • 0.33% fail on Cabs
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.33% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 5.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.33% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.3% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.67% fail on Anchor bracket (13 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 1.7% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.67% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (61% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.67% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.33% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.67% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.67% fail on Steering box (20 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.33% fail on Pump
    • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment