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Mazda Bongo MOT Results

Registered in 1995
47.3% pass rate
from 1,942 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 1995 vans)
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 1995 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda Bongo is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 17% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (120% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage (140% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms (46% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (50% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Sub-frames (160% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.62% fail on Springs (60% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.10% fail on Mounting
        • 0.051% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.51% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.051% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings (85% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (100% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Switch
      • 0.051% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.051% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (48% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Electrical equipment (25% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn (56% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.051% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.77% fail on Individual direction indicators (60% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (110% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (140% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (15% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.7% fail on Chassis
      • 4.7% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.051% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.051% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.3% fail on Joints
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts (84% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Joints
        • 0.051% fail on Prop shaft
    • 2.3% fail on Towbar (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.77% fail on System (110% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.31% fail on Pipe
    • 0.93% fail on Body
      • 0.62% fail on Panel
      • 0.31% fail on Other body component
      • 0.051% fail on Body condition
    • 0.67% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
        • 0.051% fail on Catch
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.051% fail on Door condition
        • 0.051% fail on Pillar
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.051% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Cabs
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.10% fail on Floor
    • 0.051% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.051% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.051% fail on Load security
      • 0.051% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.051% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.051% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.051% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.051% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (52% better than other 1995 vans)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other 1995 vans)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% better than other 1995 vans)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 1995 vans)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (190% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt
          • 0.46% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.051% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.051% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (98% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (190% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (190% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (73% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (83% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.051% fail on Lever
        • 0.051% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (33% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.62% fail on Lever
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses (84% better than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.051% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm
    • 2.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
    • 2.0% fail on Power steering (85% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Rams (3 times worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.15% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.051% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (35% worse than other 1995 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Seat belts (34% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas (43% worse than other 1995 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
    • 0.10% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (130% worse than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.41% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.051% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.51% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Catalyst emissions (79% better than other 1995 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.62% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.15% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.10% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.10% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.051% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.051% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.051% fail on Steps