Mazda CX-5 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
82.9% pass rate
from 1,688 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.059% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.77% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.059% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.059% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.059% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.059% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.059% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.30% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.059% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.059% fail on Servos
    • 0.059% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.059% fail on Lever
    • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.059% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.53% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.059% fail on View to rear
      • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.059% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.059% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.059% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.059% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamps (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Position lamp (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
      • 0.059% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (83% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.059% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.059% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.059% fail on Steering play
      • 0.059% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.89% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.36% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Spark ignition (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Transmission
      • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.059% fail on Joints
    • 0.059% fail on Body
      • 0.059% fail on Other body component
    • 0.059% fail on Doors
      • 0.059% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.059% fail on Door condition
    • 0.059% fail on Seats
      • 0.059% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
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