Mazda RX-8 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
76.9% pass rate
from 130 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda RX-8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (22 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.77% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.77% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.77% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt
          • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.77% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.77% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.77% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.77% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.77% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.77% fail on Attachment

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