Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
70.0% pass rate
from 50 tests in 2017
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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 10% fail on Component mounting
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (9 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Rear
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.0% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Hoses
        • 2.0% fail on Reservoirs
      • 4.0% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (18 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Operation
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 8.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
  • 6.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
  • 4.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Size/type
    • 2.0% fail on Condition

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