Mazda 5 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
48.7% pass rate
from 4,583 tests in 2017
(29% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
    • 6.0% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front drive shafts (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Couplings
      • 0.022% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Trailing arms (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.50% fail on Front
      • 0.065% fail on Rear (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Radius arms (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.022% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Component mounting
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Front lamps (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.022% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.022% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps (94% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on All direction indicators (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Battery
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.044% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 13% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Hub components (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.46% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Brake linings (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.087% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Components (41% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Reservoirs (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Hoses
        • 0.044% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on ABS (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.044% fail on Full power hydraulic systems (24 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Warning
      • 0.022% fail on Operation
    • 0.044% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.022% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.022% fail on Leaks
    • 0.022% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.022% fail on Lever
  • 12% fail on Tyres (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Condition (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Emissions (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.022% fail on Cap
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Installation check
        • 0.022% fail on Anchorage's
      • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.72% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.63% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.087% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Steering system (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.022% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.022% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.022% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Condition
  • 0.57% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.28% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.065% fail on Seats
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
    • 0.044% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.022% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.022% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.022% fail on Chassis
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mazda 5 (2005 - 2010)
    Sliding side doors, can carry seven people in comfort, well styled, rearmost seats fold flat into the floor, five-star crash test rating.

    Search Good Garages