Mazda CX-5 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
83.1% pass rate
from 5,781 tests in 2020
(26% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.017% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.017% fail on Lever
    • 0.85% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.069% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.22% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.10% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.086% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.017% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.086% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.017% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.017% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Servos
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.086% fail on View to rear
      • 0.086% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.052% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (25% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.069% fail on Anti-roll bar (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.55% fail on Springs (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Coil spring (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes (53% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.035% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp aim (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.052% fail on Individual direction indicators (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.069% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamps (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Position lamp (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.069% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.069% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.069% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.80% fail on Compression ignition (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.16% fail on Spark ignition (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.086% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.086% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.81% fail on Steering
    • 0.74% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.73% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.017% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.017% fail on Steering column
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.017% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 0.10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Seats
      • 0.035% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.017% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.017% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.017% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.017% fail on Body
      • 0.017% fail on Other body component
    • 0.017% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.069% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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