Nissan 350Z MOT Results

Registered in 2003
64.7% pass rate
from 709 tests in 2017
(27% 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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Fog lamp (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Battery
    • 0.56% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Flashing type (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Individual lamps (84% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.56% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Emissions (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.3% fail on Rear (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front
    • 0.85% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.56% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Component mounting (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.42% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.14% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.85% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Components (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 0.71% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on ABS
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers airbag (31 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Drive system
    • 0.71% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.14% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.42% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers

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