Mazda 5 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
79.1% pass rate
from 741 tests in 2020
(33% 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.

  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (49% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (76% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Washers
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.27% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (81% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (82% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.94% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.94% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.13% fail on Horn
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension
    • 0.81% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Springs
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.13% fail on Mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 0.94% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.40% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.40% fail on Bumpers (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Transmission
      • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
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