Nissan Almera MOT Results

Registered in 1998
46.9% pass rate
from 1,233 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Almera is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 16% fail on Component mounting (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.65% fail on Spring mounting
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 13% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Couplings
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (71% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.73% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Front
      • 0.081% fail on Rear
    • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.081% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (22% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps (60% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear lamps (82% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.081% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.081% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.081% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.89% fail on Battery
    • 0.081% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.081% fail on Switch
    • 0.081% fail on Horn
    • 0.081% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 5.9% fail on Pipes (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses (83% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.32% fail on Leaks
      • 0.081% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.81% fail on Rear wheels (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.41% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.081% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake (75% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.081% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.081% fail on Pedal
        • 0.081% fail on Condition
    • 0.081% fail on ABS
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Wipers (53% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (82% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (26% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Emissions (39% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Pipe
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
      • 0.081% fail on System
    • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
    • 0.24% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Body condition (85% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure (81% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis (81% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.081% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.081% fail on Doors
      • 0.081% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.081% fail on Seats
      • 0.081% fail on Drivers
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.32% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.081% fail on Other components
    • 0.081% fail on Steering control
      • 0.081% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Towbars
    • 0.16% fail on Vehicle structure

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