Nissan Almera MOT Results

Registered in 1998
52.8% pass rate
from 475 tests in 2020
(19% 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.

  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (87% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Prop shafts (49% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Belts
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system (0.65% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis condition (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4.3% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2.9% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system (29% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.42% fail on Bumpers (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Body (7.7% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Panel
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.21% fail on Load security
      • 0.21% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.21% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.21% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.21% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.21% fail on Undertray
  • 18% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (27% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (20% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (10% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (7.9% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (64% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Suspension arm (63% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (8.5% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (14% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (42% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (33% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (7.9% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (47% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (47% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators (73% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters (43% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (11% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies) (36% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Horn (38% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (44% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp (42% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility (28% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (32% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (27% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (32% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (31% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (40% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (41% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.63% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (67% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (22% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (3.8% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (32% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (33% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums (45% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Lever (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (36% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Seat belts (90% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (4.2% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (41% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition (36% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (44% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Catalytic converter (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested (41% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition (41% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks (12% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks (4.4% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (21% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment

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