Mazda MX-5 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
92.6% pass rate
from 2,484 tests in 2017
(48% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda MX-5 is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.36% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate lamp (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.040% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.081% fail on Battery
    • 0.040% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.040% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.040% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.040% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.040% fail on Side repeaters
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Tread depth (89% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.040% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.081% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Hub components (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake pads (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.040% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions
    • 0.081% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.12% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.040% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.040% fail on Attachment
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