Nissan 350Z MOT Results

Registered in 2003
69.2% pass rate
from 721 tests in 2020
(36% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan 350Z is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.55% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.83% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.42% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.42% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (44% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (58% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.55% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.42% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.28% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
  • 9.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.2% fail on Spark ignition (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.42% fail on Emission control equipment (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Catalytic converter (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.14% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.97% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.69% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.55% fail on Chassis
      • 0.42% fail on Strengthening plate (64 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.42% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.14% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.14% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.42% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Airbags
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment

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