Mazda BT-50 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
59.4% pass rate
from 379 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2007 vans)
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 2007 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda BT-50 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Load sensing valves (8 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.26% fail on Cable
    • 0.79% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.79% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (71% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.53% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.79% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.26% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.4% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.8% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.26% fail on Shackle bracket
        • 0.26% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.79% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component
  • 9.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.7% fail on Transmission
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints
      • 1.6% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
        • 0.26% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.26% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.79% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.53% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
      • 0.26% fail on Other body component
    • 0.26% fail on Towbar
      • 0.26% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.26% fail on Cabs
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.53% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.53% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (78% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas (31 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering box
    • 0.26% fail on Steering play
      • 0.26% fail on Steering box
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition