Mazda 5 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
76.0% pass rate
from 622 tests in 2020
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.

  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.32% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.80% fail on Reversing lamps (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Reversing lamps (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.32% fail on Plate brake tester (34 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (128 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 0.96% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.96% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.80% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.48% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.32% fail on Steering
    • 0.32% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.32% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.16% fail on Undertray
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
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