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Mazda Bongo MOT Results

Registered in 1998
51.3% pass rate
from 809 tests in 2017
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.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 11% fail on Fog lamp (190% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.49% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear lamps (65% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Horn
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.37% fail on Individual lamps (85% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Lamp
  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 9.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.5% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting (68% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.99% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Front drive shafts (70% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.87% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers (67% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (67% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.12% fail on Front
  • 11% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (110% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (190% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (58% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (67% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (87% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Components (86% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.99% fail on Pipes (80% better than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.74% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions (140% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system (71% better than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (48% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.8% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Steering box
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Other components
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.37% fail on Steering control
      • 0.37% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 0.37% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 1998 vans)
  • 4.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.62% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.62% fail on Towbars
    • 0.49% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN (79% better than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate