Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
66.2% pass rate
from 65 tests in 2020
(5.4% better than other 1994 cars)
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (33% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system (0.10% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Driver's seat (11 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (3.5% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim (93% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (2.2% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 12% fail on Brakes (13% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Brake pads (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (11% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (79% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (85% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.5% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.5% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (31% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition (24% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (0.26% worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility (52% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (6.1% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering wheel
  • 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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