Mazda MX-3 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
40.7% pass rate
from 54 tests in 2017
(40% worse than other 1995 cars)
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda MX-3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 17% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 26% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 11% fail on Components
        • 7.4% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Pipes
    • 11% fail on Hub components (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 3.7% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on ABS
  • 17% fail on Tyres (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Valve stem (43 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 1.9% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
  • 5.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.9% fail on Other components
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.9% fail on Drivers

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