Mazda MX-3 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
58.0% pass rate
from 69 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda MX-3 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Suspension arm
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Transmission
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Joints
  • 8.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 1.4% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas

Search Good Garages