Mazda 5 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
75.3% pass rate
from 795 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Tyres (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.88% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 8.4% fail on Suspension (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Shock absorbers (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.13% fail on Front
      • 0.13% fail on Rear
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.38% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Components
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
  • 2.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate lamp (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.38% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers other (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
  • 0.25% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
  • 0.25% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
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