Nissan 350Z MOT Results

Registered in 2005
69.1% pass rate
from 1,409 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan 350Z is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.71% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.071% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.071% fail on Switch
    • 0.57% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Flashing type (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.071% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.071% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.21% fail on Battery
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.071% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.57% fail on Rear
      • 0.28% fail on Front
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Front suspension joints (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.21% fail on Torque/reaction arms (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.071% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.071% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.071% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.071% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.071% fail on Tank
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.071% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (41% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Hoses
      • 0.071% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Rear wheels (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front wheels (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.071% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on ABS
    • 0.071% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.35% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.35% fail on Chassis
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.071% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
  • 0.57% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering system (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.071% fail on Operation
      • 0.071% fail on Drive system
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
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