Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.8% pass rate
from 1,122 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 15% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 9.7% fail on Prescribed areas (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.71% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings (62% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear
      • 0.27% fail on Front
    • 0.53% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Front drive shafts (86% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Constant velocity joints (86% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
    • 0.089% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (31% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.98% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.089% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.089% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.36% fail on Battery (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.089% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.089% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.089% fail on Switch
    • 0.089% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.089% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Components (36% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.89% fail on Hoses
        • 0.089% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.53% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on ABS (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.089% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.089% fail on Pedal
        • 0.089% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.089% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.089% fail on Cable
    • 0.089% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Tyres (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Tread depth (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Condition (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.27% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.80% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.36% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (27% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (55% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.80% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.089% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.089% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers
    • 0.089% fail on Doors
      • 0.089% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (61% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.089% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.089% fail on Other components
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment

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