Nissan 350Z MOT Results

Registered in 2006
70.9% pass rate
from 962 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan 350Z is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.94% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Battery
    • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Fog lamp
  • 7.8% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Rear
      • 0.10% fail on Front
    • 0.62% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.62% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Bonded suspension (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 7.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Cap
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Valve stem (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear wheels (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.10% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on ABS
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering system (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
  • 0.10% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.10% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
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