Mazda BT-50 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
61.2% pass rate
from 456 tests in 2020
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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Mazda BT-50 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.66% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.66% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.22% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.22% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
    • 0.44% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.22% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.22% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (92% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt
          • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.88% fail on Load sensing valves (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.22% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
        • 0.22% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.88% fail on Joints
        • 0.44% fail on Prop shaft
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 0.88% fail on Other body component
      • 0.44% fail on Panel
    • 1.1% fail on Bumpers (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.66% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.66% fail on Chassis
      • 0.66% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.44% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.44% fail on Spare wheel condition (13 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 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
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 5.3% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (100% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.66% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.4% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Leaf springs
        • 2.0% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.22% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.22% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.44% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.88% fail on Drag link end (14 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Other components (26 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Steering linkage (39 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Locking devices (18 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Steering play
      • 0.66% fail on Steering box (53 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Pump
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.66% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment