Mazda RX-7 MOT Results

Registered in 1992
79.2% pass rate
from 106 tests in 2020
(43% better than other 1992 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda RX-7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Electrical equipment (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (32% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (6.6% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (6.8% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (9.4% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (40% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (37% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.94% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Spark ignition (59% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (35% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.94% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (55% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.94% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.94% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.94% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.94% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.94% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (67% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (10% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (7.7% better than other 1992 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (9.8% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (46% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (42% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt
          • 0.94% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.94% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.94% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.94% fail on Brake pads
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility (42% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (13% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (17% better than other 1992 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (39% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components (16% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (18% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.94% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.94% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.94% fail on Power steering
      • 0.94% fail on Other components
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (81% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.94% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.94% fail on Doors
      • 0.94% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.94% fail on Door condition

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