Mazda 2 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.9% pass rate
from 7,531 tests in 2017
(15% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Tyres (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (97% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.78% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.027% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front lamps (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate lamp (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.080% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.040% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Headlamps (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Battery
    • 0.040% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.027% fail on Lamp (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Horn
  • 0.46% fail on Brakes (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.066% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Hub components (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake pads (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.040% fail on Components
        • 0.040% fail on Pipes
    • 0.013% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.25% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.027% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.013% fail on Front
      • 0.013% fail on Rear
    • 0.013% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.013% fail on Location
    • 0.013% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.013% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.013% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.19% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.080% fail on Emissions
    • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.013% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
  • 0.11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.053% fail on Body condition
    • 0.040% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
  • 0.093% fail on Steering
    • 0.080% fail on Steering system
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.040% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.013% fail on Power steering
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.080% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.053% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Attachment
  • 0.080% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.027% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.027% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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  • 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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