Mazda 323 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.8% pass rate
from 1,578 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Mazda 323 is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 16% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 15% fail on Component mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Spring mounting (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.89% fail on Rear
      • 0.44% fail on Front
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Front drive shafts (91% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Constant velocity joints (91% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.063% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.063% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 0.063% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.063% fail on Location
    • 0.063% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.063% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps (23% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on Individual lamps (85% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Battery (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.063% fail on Lamp
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.063% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Front wheels (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.70% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Hub components (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (71% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.7% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (71% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses (77% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.95% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Leaks
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Restricted movement (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Electronic stability system (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.063% fail on Pedal
        • 0.063% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.063% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (40% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Seats
      • 0.063% fail on Drivers
  • 2.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Tank
      • 0.063% fail on Cap
      • 0.063% fail on System
    • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Steering system (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.063% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.063% fail on Operation
      • 0.063% fail on Pump
      • 0.063% fail on Other components
    • 0.063% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.063% fail on Condition
  • 0.063% fail on Towbars
    • 0.063% fail on Vehicle structure

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