Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1990
65.5% pass rate
from 55 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (114 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage condition (23 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.8% fail on Location
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.6% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 7.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.8% fail on Cap

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