Mazda Bongo MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.7% pass rate
from 1,027 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 1999 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda Bongo is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 10% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.097% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.097% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.097% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.097% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.097% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.097% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.097% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Suspension (17% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Attachment
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage condition
    • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (43% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.97% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Spring mounting (90% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.88% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Front drive shafts (76% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.88% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition (73% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.5% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Cap
      • 0.19% fail on System
    • 0.58% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (44% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes (60% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (70% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.097% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.097% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (75% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (85% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (86% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes (75% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.097% fail on Hoses
      • 0.097% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
    • 0.68% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Body condition (51% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
    • 0.097% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.097% fail on Doors
      • 0.097% fail on Drivers
    • 0.097% fail on Seats
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers
    • 0.097% fail on Spare wheel
  • 4.0% fail on Steering (39% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system (42% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.97% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
      • 0.097% fail on Rams
    • 0.19% fail on Steering control
      • 0.19% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.19% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.097% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (54% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (55% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment
    • 0.097% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.097% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.097% fail on Towbars
    • 0.097% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.097% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.097% fail on Attachment