Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
53.6% pass rate
from 69 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (78% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting
      • 7.2% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage condition (19 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.3% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.9% fail on Location (23 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Hub components (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.4% fail on Brake calipers
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.8% fail on Components
        • 5.8% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (180% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 12% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 5.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.4% fail on Spare wheel
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate

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