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Mazda Bongo MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.7% pass rate
from 1,250 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 1999 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda Bongo is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Switch
      • 0.080% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.080% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp (37% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.88% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.24% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Individual direction indicators (86% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.080% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage
    • 7.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Springs (94% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (80% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.080% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (26% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame (10 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.080% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.80% fail on Towbar
      • 0.72% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.080% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.080% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.72% fail on Transmission (82% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Joints (79% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.080% fail on Joints
    • 0.72% fail on Body
      • 0.40% fail on Panel
      • 0.32% fail on Other body component
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Doors (81% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.080% fail on Load security
      • 0.080% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.080% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.080% fail on Floor
  • 9.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (75% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (89% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition (4 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 6.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Non catalyst emissions (6 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.080% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.080% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (64% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Transmission oil leaks (7 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 1999 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (81% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.80% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (83% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 1999 vans)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 1999 vans)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance (88% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (60% better than other 1999 vans)
          • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 1999 vans)
          • 0.080% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.080% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.080% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Rigid brake pipes (78% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (45% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.080% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.080% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.080% fail on View to rear
      • 0.080% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.080% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.88% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.80% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.080% fail on Steering box
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Rams
      • 0.080% fail on Other components
    • 0.080% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.080% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.080% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts (35% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.16% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment