Mazda CX-7 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
63.3% pass rate
from 667 tests in 2017
(26% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front lamps (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.60% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 12% fail on Suspension (48% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage condition (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.45% fail on Rear
      • 0.15% fail on Front
    • 0.60% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.60% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.60% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.45% fail on Tie bars/rods (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Steering (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Track rod end (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake operation (136 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake operation (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.90% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Components
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Pipes
      • 0.45% fail on Leaks (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.75% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
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