Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
50.2% pass rate
from 219 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (46% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.6% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.46% fail on Location
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.91% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment
    • 0.46% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Axles
      • 0.46% fail on Stub axle
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.9% fail on Components
        • 4.1% fail on Hoses
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.46% fail on Cylinders
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on ABS
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.91% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.46% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.46% fail on Horn
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 11% fail on Emissions (70% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
  • 4.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.91% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.91% fail on Chassis
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.91% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
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