Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
46.6% pass rate
from 88 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 9.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Linkage condition (20 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 8.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 8.0% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 4.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 11% fail on Components (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes
        • 5.7% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.1% fail on Emissions
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.7% fail on Body condition
    • 4.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 4.5% fail on Chassis
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Power steering
      • 2.3% fail on Pipes and hoses (15 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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