Nissan 200SX MOT Results

Registered in 1998
65.3% pass rate
from 176 tests in 2017
(26% better than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan 200SX is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.57% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.57% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.57% fail on Location
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
    • 0.57% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.57% fail on Front
    • 0.57% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.57% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.57% fail on Drive shafts
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.57% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.57% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.3% fail on ABS
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.57% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
        • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.57% fail on Cable
    • 0.57% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 10% fail on Washers (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Hose
      • 0.57% fail on System
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.57% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.57% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
  • 4.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate (190% worse than other 1998 cars)

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