Mazda CX-5 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
80.8% pass rate
from 5,540 tests in 2020
(23% 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.

  • 4.6% fail on Brakes (7.6% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (11% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums (27% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs (27% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (21% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance (20% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance (11% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake performance not tested (5.5% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.018% fail on Rbt
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.40% fail on Rigid brake pipes (78% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Electronic stability control (38% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Anti-lock braking system (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Flexible brake hoses (39% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pedal
      • 0.018% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic systems (21% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.018% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.018% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.018% fail on Servos
    • 0.018% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.018% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage ball joints (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (35% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (23% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins and bushes (3.7% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover (0.88% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings (24% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Other suspension component (4.2% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint (2.4% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.018% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (16% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (8.1% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on View to rear (7.2% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Mirrors (10% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Driver's view (36% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Condition of glass (16% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Windscreen (14% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (67% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp levelling device (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (50% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment (15% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Battery(ies) (99% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (34% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (34% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (32% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Reversing lamps (36% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Reversing lamps (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Position lamps (24% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Position lamp (17% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors (7.9% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Steering gear (38% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Steering play (95% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack (97% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.96% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Exhaust emissions (28% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition (46% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (79% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (17% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.018% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Fluid leaks (17% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Engine oil leaks (7.2% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Body, chassis, structure (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Body (97% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Other body component (97% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Panel
    • 0.072% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Seats (46% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.018% fail on Transmission
      • 0.018% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.018% fail on Joints
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle (17% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates (17% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
    • 0.018% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (40% better than other 2013 cars)
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