Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
53.0% pass rate
from 66 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Suspension arm (20 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage (18 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 12% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 1.5% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.5% fail on Cable
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres (200% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas

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