Mazda 5 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
77.7% pass rate
from 691 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (86% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (10% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (98% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Washers (21% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (41% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (42% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums (19% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs (18% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Brake performance (13% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (19% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (8.5% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (12% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint (3.2% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Stop lamp (8.2% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Horn
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (79% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition (37% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3.8% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.72% fail on Body, chassis, structure (1.2% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (17% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Tank (92 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.43% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering (48 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
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