Mazda CX-7 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
72.1% pass rate
from 154 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda CX-7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.65% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.65% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.65% fail on Horn
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage condition (177 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.65% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.65% fail on Operation
  • 0.65% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Mazda CX-7 (2007 - 2012)
    Sharp styling, handles extremely well for a 4x4, smart and comfortable interior, much more economical 2.2-litre diesel version from 2009.

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