Nissan 350Z MOT Results

Registered in 2008
72.5% pass rate
from 444 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan 350Z is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.23% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt
          • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.23% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.68% fail on Lever
    • 0.45% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.45% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Other components (33 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.23% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.23% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.23% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.68% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.90% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.45% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Position lamp (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.23% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment
  • 0.23% fail on Steering
    • 0.23% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
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