Mazda 5 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
79.2% pass rate
from 559 tests in 2017
(46% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Tyres (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 10% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (67% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (78% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.72% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Hoses
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.54% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
  • 0.72% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.72% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Requirements (36 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 0.54% fail on Suspension
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.18% fail on Steering
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system
      • 0.18% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.18% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate
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