Mazda Bongo MOT Results

Registered in 1998
49.5% pass rate
from 917 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 1998 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda Bongo is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 9.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 9.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.6% fail on Horn
      • 0.98% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.44% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.22% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
  • 24% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 9.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (120% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes (100% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (81% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.44% fail on Springs (82% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
    • 0.44% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.11% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.3% fail on Towbar (150% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure (160% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (56% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 0.87% fail on Panel
      • 0.44% fail on Other body component
    • 0.44% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system (74% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.22% fail on Cabs
      • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
  • 10% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (45% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (85% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 1998 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (77% worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (82% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (10 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (10 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Rigid brake pipes (82% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (58% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (80% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Non catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.87% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.44% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
      • 0.33% fail on Requirements
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (45% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
        • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.65% fail on Steering gear (65% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack (69% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
    • 0.11% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.11% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.11% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plates