Nissan Almera MOT Results

Registered in 1997
48.4% pass rate
from 632 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Almera is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.47% fail on Spring mounting
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.47% fail on Rear
      • 0.32% fail on Front
    • 0.47% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (88% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.79% fail on Battery
    • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Fog lamp (84% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.8% fail on Wipers (51% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres (41% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (81% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.4% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Rear wheels
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.16% fail on Body security
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.16% fail on Load security
      • 0.16% fail on Tailgate
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.1% fail on Seat belts (54% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas (64% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions (47% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.6% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Power steering
      • 0.63% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Towbars
    • 0.32% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition

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