Nissan Almera MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.2% pass rate
from 5,530 tests in 2017
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Almera is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Stop lamp (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Headlamp aim (31% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Rear lamps (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (28% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.018% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on All direction indicators (93% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Battery (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.054% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.69% fail on Horn
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.036% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.036% fail on Hazard warning (88% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.018% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.90% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.036% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (69% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage condition (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Presence
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear (87% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension joints (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.072% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Tie bars/rods (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.036% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on General condition
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.036% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Components (56% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes (43% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses (86% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
    • 0.71% fail on ABS (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.018% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.018% fail on Pedal
        • 0.018% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.018% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.018% fail on Lever
    • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (19% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.090% fail on Pipe
      • 0.018% fail on Tank
      • 0.018% fail on Hose
  • 6.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers other (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Seats (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Drivers
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers
    • 0.072% fail on Body security
    • 0.054% fail on Speedometer
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.054% fail on Requirements
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
    • 0.61% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system (39% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Free play
        • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.018% fail on Steering box
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.072% fail on Operation
      • 0.018% fail on Rams
    • 0.090% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.018% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.11% fail on Towbars
    • 0.090% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.018% fail on Towbar
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (66% better than other 2001 cars)

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