Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
52.2% pass rate
from 113 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.1% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Trailing arms (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (146 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.88% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.8% fail on Front wheels (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.88% fail on Hoses
      • 0.88% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.88% fail on Leaks
    • 0.88% fail on Hub components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake pads
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.88% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.88% fail on Cap
  • 7.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.88% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.88% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 6.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.88% fail on Body security
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.88% fail on Size/type
  • 0.88% fail on Steering
    • 0.88% fail on Steering system
      • 0.88% fail on Steering box

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