Mazda 5 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
64.5% pass rate
from 1,707 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.059% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.059% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Hazard warning (57 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Switch (77 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Lamp (29 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.059% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.059% fail on Battery
    • 0.059% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.059% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.059% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Suspension (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.88% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.82% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.059% fail on Couplings
      • 0.059% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.35% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.059% fail on Front
      • 0.059% fail on Rear
    • 0.059% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.059% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.059% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Components
        • 0.70% fail on Reservoirs (28 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.059% fail on Pipes
        • 0.059% fail on Hoses
        • 0.059% fail on Servos
      • 0.59% fail on Leaks (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.70% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.059% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.059% fail on ABS
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.00% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.47% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
  • 0.47% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.059% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.059% fail on Seats
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers
  • 0.41% fail on Steering (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Steering rack
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mazda 5 (2010 - 2015)
    Family friendly seven seater. Sport has remote electric sliding side doors. Economical and light new 1.6 diesel. Compliant suspension astonishingly good on poor road surfaces.
  • 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.

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