Mazda 3 MOT Results

Registered in 2017
92.4% pass rate
from 380 tests in 2020
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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 1.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.26% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.26% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility
    • 0.79% fail on Wipers
    • 0.53% fail on Washers
  • 1.1% fail on Brakes
    • 0.53% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.26% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.26% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 0.79% fail on Suspension
    • 0.53% fail on Springs (15 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Coil springs (15 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Coil spring (16 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
  • 0.53% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.26% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Steering
    • 0.26% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
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