Mazda Bongo MOT Results

Registered in 1997
47.8% pass rate
from 1,622 tests in 2017
(6.5% worse than other 1997 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 1997 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda Bongo is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 10% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps (42% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.062% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.062% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Battery
    • 2.3% fail on Horn (36% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 1997 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.31% fail on Individual lamps (85% better than other 1997 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.31% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.062% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 28% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (21% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (31% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Subframe mounting (75% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting (56% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage condition (140% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (69% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition (65% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Front (81% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.062% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.062% fail on Location
    • 0.062% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.062% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels (30% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (79% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (150% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.062% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Components (74% better than other 1997 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes (59% better than other 1997 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses (91% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
      • 0.062% fail on Operation
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (4 times worse than other 1997 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
        • 0.31% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.062% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.062% fail on Pivot
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.99% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.86% fail on System
      • 0.43% fail on Cap
      • 0.062% fail on Pipe
    • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (31% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.12% fail on Body security
    • 0.12% fail on Seats (82% better than other 1997 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
      • 0.062% fail on Drivers
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.062% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.062% fail on Doors
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers other
  • 5.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Requirements
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.18% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Free play
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.062% fail on Other components
        • 0.062% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.86% fail on Power steering
      • 0.43% fail on Other components
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Pump
      • 0.062% fail on Rams
    • 0.31% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.12% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.12% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.062% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.062% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.55% fail on Towbars
    • 0.55% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.49% fail on Registration plates and VIN (58% better than other 1997 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate (57% better than other 1997 vans)
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.062% fail on Condition