Nissan 350Z MOT Results

Registered in 2005
70.2% pass rate
from 1,515 tests in 2020
(36% 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.

  • 7.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on Individual direction indicators (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.066% fail on Horn
    • 0.066% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Emission control equipment (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Catalytic converter (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.20% fail on Compression ignition (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.066% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.066% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.92% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage ball joints (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.53% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.066% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.066% fail on Mounting
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.86% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.86% fail on Electronic stability control (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.066% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.066% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Airbags
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
  • 3.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.26% fail on Strengthening plate (96 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.066% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.20% fail on Undertray
    • 0.13% fail on Chassis
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.066% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.066% fail on Body
      • 0.066% fail on Other body component
  • 0.59% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.46% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage components (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
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