Do you have a minute to answer an electric vehicle survey? Start the survey | No thanks

Mazda BT-50 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
60.8% pass rate
from 395 tests in 2020
(17% better than other 2008 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda BT-50 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.76% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.51% fail on Horn
      • 0.25% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.25% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.25% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (sp) (92% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.76% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.76% fail on Cable
    • 2.3% fail on Load sensing valves (8 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.76% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.51% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.5% fail on Joints
      • 2.3% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Prop shaft
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.51% fail on Body
      • 0.51% fail on Other body component
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.25% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.25% fail on Carrier
    • 0.25% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.25% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.25% fail on Undertray
  • 8.4% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (69% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.76% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.25% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.3% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.51% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.51% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.51% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (64% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.76% fail on Intermediate drop arm (105 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Drag link end (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.25% fail on Steering box
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering box
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Requirements
    • 0.51% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.25% fail on Speedometer