Mazda CX-3 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
89.4% pass rate
from 2,396 tests in 2020
(32% better 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 CX-3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.9% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.79% fail on Washers
    • 0.083% fail on View to rear
      • 0.042% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.042% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.042% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.042% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.25% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.083% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.083% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.042% fail on Rbt
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.042% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.042% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.042% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Headlamp aim (61% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.042% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.083% fail on Horn
      • 0.042% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.083% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.083% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.042% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Springs
      • 0.46% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.46% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Transmission
      • 0.042% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.042% fail on Joints
  • 0.13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust emissions (79% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.042% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.042% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.042% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.042% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.083% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.083% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.042% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.042% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mazda CX-3 (2015 on)
    Enjoyable and good to drive. Good quality interior finish. 2.0-litre petrol is smooth and economical.

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