Mazda CX-7 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
55.9% pass rate
from 263 tests in 2020
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Brakes (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.38% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.38% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.38% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.76% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.76% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.38% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.38% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.38% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.38% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 4.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.3% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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