Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
48.1% pass rate
from 595 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.67% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.34% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.34% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.17% fail on Cable
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.84% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.50% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.84% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.84% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 0.50% fail on Panel
      • 0.50% fail on Other body component
    • 0.84% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on System
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
    • 0.17% fail on Cabs
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.67% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition

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