Mazda CX-7 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.0% pass rate
from 479 tests in 2017
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamp aim (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.42% fail on Trailer electrical socket (32 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.63% fail on Components
        • 0.63% fail on Hoses (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on ABS
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage condition (53 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.63% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.42% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.21% fail on Rear
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.63% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
  • 0.63% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
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