Nissan Almera MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.0% pass rate
from 6,289 tests in 2020
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Almera is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Stop lamp (48% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.032% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Horn
      • 0.064% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.83% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.064% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.064% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Brakes (7.8% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (56% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (43% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake imbalance (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.048% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.032% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.032% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.080% fail on Cable
        • 0.080% fail on Lever
        • 0.064% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Rod (20 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Pivot
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Anti-lock braking system (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.41% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.032% fail on Pedal (90% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.016% fail on Valves
    • 0.048% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.016% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.016% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.016% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 13% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.8% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting
      • 0.095% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Suspension arm (89% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage ball joints (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (95% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings (45% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.095% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.064% fail on Suspension rod (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.032% fail on Macpherson strut (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.016% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.016% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.54% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.016% fail on Belts
    • 0.52% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Bracket (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting condition (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Body
      • 0.32% fail on Other body component (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
      • 0.016% fail on Body condition
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Hose
      • 0.048% fail on Tank
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.064% fail on Door condition
      • 0.048% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
      • 0.032% fail on Other passenger's door (91% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.064% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.064% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.032% fail on Cabs
      • 0.032% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet (79% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (25% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (12% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (19% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.40% fail on Compression ignition (65% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.095% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (85% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.032% fail on Emissions not tested (83% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.016% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (23% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.095% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Other components (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.048% fail on Operation
      • 0.048% fail on Pump
      • 0.016% fail on Rams
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Steering play
      • 0.032% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.016% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.016% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (23% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Airbags
      • 0.080% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.048% fail on Condition
  • 0.032% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.016% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.016% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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