Mazda CX-5 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.2% pass rate
from 7,462 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (95% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.27% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.60% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (88% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (82% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.094% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.040% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Rbt
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.054% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.013% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.013% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.013% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Size/type
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.040% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.013% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.080% fail on Trailer electrical socket (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.067% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.067% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Washers
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.054% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.35% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Emissions not tested (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Spark ignition (79% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.013% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.23% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Springs
      • 0.094% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.094% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.080% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.027% 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 Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.054% fail on Body
      • 0.054% fail on Other body component
    • 0.040% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.027% fail on Undertray
    • 0.013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.013% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.013% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.013% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.013% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.054% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.054% fail on Attachment
  • 0.027% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (89% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Seat belts (84% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.013% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.013% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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