Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
48.5% pass rate
from 1,077 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 12% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage condition (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
      • 0.093% fail on Presence
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.74% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.93% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.56% fail on Rear
      • 0.37% fail on Front
    • 0.84% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Location
    • 0.19% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.093% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on All direction indicators (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Rear lamps (56% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.093% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.093% fail on Switch
    • 0.56% fail on Battery
    • 0.093% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.093% fail on Horn
    • 0.093% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.84% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.9% fail on Components (36% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses (63% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.74% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
    • 3.2% fail on ABS (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.56% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.6% fail on Emissions
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.74% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
      • 0.093% fail on Pipe
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.84% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.46% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.74% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 5.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Body condition (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.56% fail on Seats
      • 0.56% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Load security
      • 0.19% fail on Access panel (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.093% fail on Doors
      • 0.093% fail on Passengers front
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.093% fail on Other components
    • 0.19% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.093% fail on Steering control
      • 0.093% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment

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