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Mazda Bongo MOT Results

Registered in 2002
65.4% pass rate
from 894 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2002 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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda Bongo is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 8.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (67% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (62% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Individual direction indicators (82% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.67% fail on Electrical equipment (79% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 12% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (53% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.67% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.22% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Spark ignition (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 5.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (13 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Non catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Compression ignition (91% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.89% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes (75% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance (85% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.56% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (91% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt (78% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (74% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.22% fail on Lever
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Integral vehicle structure (69% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (68% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Chassis (78% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Chassis condition (77% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.45% fail on Towbar
      • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Cabs
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components (49% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (45% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (76% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering play
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres (63% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 2002 vans)
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas (69% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.45% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition