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Mazda B2500 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
53.4% pass rate
from 292 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda B2500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamp aim (76% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim (79% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.34% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Trailer electrical socket (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.68% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (8 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.2% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 8.2% fail on Rbt (92% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 7.9% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (89% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.1% fail on Load sensing valves (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.68% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.34% fail on Valves
    • 0.34% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 11% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
        • 0.34% fail on Prop shaft
    • 4.5% fail on Chassis
      • 4.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component
      • 0.34% fail on Body condition
      • 0.34% fail on Panel
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.0% fail on Towbar
      • 0.34% fail on Safety device
      • 0.34% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.34% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.68% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.68% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.68% fail on Spare wheel condition (11 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Cabs
      • 0.68% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's seat
  • 15% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.4% fail on Springs
      • 3.1% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Leaf spring (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (46% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.34% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.68% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
    • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (73% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.68% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates