Nissan Almera MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.9% pass rate
from 10,080 tests in 2017
(7.1% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Almera is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps (53% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0099% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0099% fail on Matched pair
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim (10% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Rear lamps (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Battery (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Fog lamp (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Individual lamps (77% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators (61% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Side repeaters (91% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Horn (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.050% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.020% fail on Hazard warning (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Lamp
    • 0.0099% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 13% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake imbalance (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0099% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.32% fail on Brake calipers (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Components (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes (51% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses (76% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0099% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.050% fail on Operation
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Restricted movement (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on ABS (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Mechanical components (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Cable (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Linkage
    • 0.030% fail on Service brake control components (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal (88% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability system (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0099% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0099% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 10.0% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs (28% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage condition (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Presence (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Front
      • 0.12% fail on Rear (89% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Front drive shafts (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Constant velocity joints (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0099% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Sub-frames (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Tie bars/rods (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.020% fail on Trailing arms (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Condition
      • 0.0099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.020% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Axles
      • 0.020% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0099% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0099% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0099% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0099% fail on Condition
    • 0.0099% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system (13% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Cap (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Pipe
      • 0.040% fail on System (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0099% fail on Hose
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Free play (84% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other components (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Operation
      • 0.0099% fail on Rams
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0099% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0099% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.020% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.84% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Requirements
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0099% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0099% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Drivers
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers front (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Seats (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Passengers
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Body security
    • 0.030% fail on Load security
      • 0.020% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0099% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0099% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Condition

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