Mazda CX-3 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
92.1% pass rate
from 5,055 tests in 2020
(37% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (33% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Tread depth (47% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.099% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.079% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.079% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.079% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.040% fail on Horn
      • 0.020% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.020% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.059% fail on Headlamps (88% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.059% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.059% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 1.6% fail on Visibility (42% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Washers
    • 0.079% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.040% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.040% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.020% fail on View to rear
      • 0.020% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.099% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.099% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.16% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt
          • 0.079% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.020% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.020% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.020% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.040% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.040% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.020% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.020% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.020% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.30% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Springs
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.099% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.059% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage
    • 0.020% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.22% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.099% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.040% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.099% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.079% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.020% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.079% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.020% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.020% fail on Transmission
      • 0.020% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.020% fail on Joints
    • 0.020% fail on Body
      • 0.020% fail on Other body component
  • 0.079% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.079% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% 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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