Mazda 2 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
86.2% pass rate
from 7,556 tests in 2017
(18% better than other 2013 cars)
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Valve stem (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (19% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.079% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (50% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.42% fail on Position lamps (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front lamps (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.013% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.079% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Flashing type (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.053% fail on Horn
    • 0.040% fail on Battery
    • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Lamp
  • 0.98% fail on Brakes (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hub components (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake pads (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Brake discs (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Brake performance (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.066% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.066% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.093% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.093% fail on Pedal
        • 0.066% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.026% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.026% fail on Components
        • 0.013% fail on Hoses
        • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.026% fail on Leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
    • 0.040% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 0.89% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.093% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.093% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.093% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.053% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.040% fail on Rear
      • 0.013% fail on Front
    • 0.013% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Component mounting
  • 0.21% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system
      • 0.066% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.026% fail on Free play
        • 0.026% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.093% fail on Steering operation (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.053% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.040% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Emissions
    • 0.026% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.026% fail on Cap
    • 0.026% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.16% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.093% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 0.093% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.053% fail on Body condition
    • 0.026% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mazda 2 (2007 - 2015)
    Enjoyable and fun to drive. Economical engines. Sensibly priced. Feels well built. Ride harshness over bumps improved for 2011.

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