Mazda B2500 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
51.3% pass rate
from 485 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2005 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 (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim (62% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.62% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.62% fail on Horn
      • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.21% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 11% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Prop shafts (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Prop shaft
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.82% fail on Body
      • 0.41% fail on Panel
      • 0.41% fail on Other body component
    • 0.41% fail on Towbar
      • 0.21% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.21% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.21% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.41% fail on Cabs
      • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.21% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.5% fail on Load sensing valves (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.82% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.82% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.21% fail on Valves
    • 0.41% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.21% fail on Other braking system component
  • 16% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Springs
      • 2.9% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Leaf spring (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.41% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.21% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.21% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.21% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.21% fail on Torsion bar
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.41% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.82% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.62% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.21% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.41% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.82% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.62% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.21% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.62% fail on Steering play
      • 0.62% fail on Steering box (18 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.21% fail on Steering box
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (43% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment