Mazda CX-5 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
85.6% pass rate
from 7,352 tests in 2020
(23% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.068% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.041% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.027% fail on View to rear
      • 0.027% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.014% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (28% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.041% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.041% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.095% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.068% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.082% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.027% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.082% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.054% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.014% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.014% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.014% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Position lamp (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (59% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Headlamps (92% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp (95% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.082% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.054% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.014% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.068% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.41% fail on Springs (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Coil spring (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Pins and bushes (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.041% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.041% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.014% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.64% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.57% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.34% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.095% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.054% fail on Spark ignition (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.014% fail on Sound deadening material
    • 0.014% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Body
      • 0.068% fail on Other body component
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.027% fail on Seats
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.014% fail on Transmission
      • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.014% fail on Joints
    • 0.014% fail on Doors
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.014% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.095% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.095% fail on Attachment
  • 0.082% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Airbags
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.014% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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