Nissan 350Z MOT Results

Registered in 2003
67.8% pass rate
from 584 tests in 2020
(32% 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 Noise, emissions and leaks (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (26% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (40% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.17% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.17% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.86% fail on Compression ignition (22% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.17% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks (22% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (23% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (53% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Anti-lock braking system (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.6% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes (13% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (0.39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (29% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (22% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Springs (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.17% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension rod
  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8.9% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment (8.9% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Horn (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Battery(ies) (4.9% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters (34% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (8.4% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (6.3% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system (20% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.51% fail on Bumpers (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Body (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Body condition
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
    • 0.34% fail on Seats (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's seat (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Chassis
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Cabs
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (20% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering linkage components (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Rams
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.86% fail on Identification of the vehicle (0.26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plates (0.073% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels (18% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment (11% worse than other 2003 cars)

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