Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1991
54.7% pass rate
from 53 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Suspension arm
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.9% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Body
      • 1.9% fail on Other body component
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.9% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.9% fail on Door condition
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt
          • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.9% fail on Lever
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
  • 5.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.8% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers

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