Mazda CX-5 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.5% pass rate
from 7,498 tests in 2020
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (26% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.027% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.027% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.027% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.013% fail on View to rear
      • 0.013% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators (52% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type (52% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.027% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (51% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.20% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.39% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.080% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.053% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.040% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.013% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.013% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.013% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.013% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on Tread depth (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.053% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension
    • 0.99% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.053% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bar (17 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.013% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.57% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.52% fail on Compression ignition (80% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.093% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.067% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Body
      • 0.053% fail on Other body component
      • 0.013% fail on Body condition
      • 0.013% fail on Panel
    • 0.027% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.013% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.013% fail on Transmission
      • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.013% fail on Joints
    • 0.013% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
  • 0.080% fail on Steering
    • 0.053% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.040% fail on Locking devices (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.013% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.013% fail on Steering play
      • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.067% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.067% fail on Attachment
  • 0.053% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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