Mazda 5 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
75.1% pass rate
from 676 tests in 2017
(47% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Tyres (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.89% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (74% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.15% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.44% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.89% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.74% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.15% fail on Horn
  • 0.30% fail on Steering
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (47 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions
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