Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
49.3% pass rate
from 69 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Body, chassis, structure (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 10% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 10% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame
        • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.4% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 7.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition
        • 10% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas

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