Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
45.3% pass rate
from 1,032 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 2001 cars)
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.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Subframe mounting (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Spring mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment
    • 0.97% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.58% fail on Front
      • 0.39% fail on Rear
    • 0.87% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.87% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.097% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.097% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.097% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (54% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.68% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.78% fail on Horn
    • 0.58% fail on Battery
    • 0.097% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.097% fail on Switch
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Front wheels (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Components (57% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes (53% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Hoses (66% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.4% fail on ABS (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.39% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.097% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.097% fail on Pedal
        • 0.097% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.097% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.097% fail on Leaks
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.097% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Requirements
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.097% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis
    • 0.097% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.097% fail on Seats
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.097% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Operation
      • 0.39% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.097% fail on Drive system
      • 0.097% fail on Other components
    • 0.19% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.097% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.097% fail on Towbars
    • 0.097% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.097% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.097% fail on Attachment

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