Nissan Almera MOT Results

Registered in 2004
55.9% pass rate
from 9,701 tests in 2020
(6.8% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Almera is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.021% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Individual direction indicators (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters (93% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.59% fail on Battery(ies) (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.53% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.021% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.010% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.010% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.010% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.031% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (91% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.093% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.052% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.99% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Cable (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.010% fail on Pivot
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Lever
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.031% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Electronic stability control (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.062% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.021% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Leaks
    • 0.010% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.010% fail on Other components
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Suspension arm (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Pins and bushes (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (96% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint dust cover (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (64% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.010% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.99% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (44% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.010% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.041% fail on Axles
      • 0.041% fail on Axle
    • 0.041% fail on Sub-frames (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.031% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.031% fail on Suspension rods (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.010% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.010% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility (9.7% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.010% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.082% fail on Driver's view (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Bonnet (65% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.031% fail on Prop shafts (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.031% fail on Tank (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Hose
      • 0.010% fail on System
    • 0.40% fail on Bumpers (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.062% fail on Door condition
      • 0.062% fail on Other passenger's door (74% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Catch (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
        • 0.010% fail on Hinge
    • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
      • 0.021% fail on Panel (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Chassis (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis condition (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.093% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.031% fail on Bracket
    • 0.072% fail on Seats (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.031% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.062% fail on Undertray
    • 0.021% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.021% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.010% fail on Load security
      • 0.010% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.010% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.010% fail on Floor
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition (14% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.49% fail on Compression ignition (71% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.010% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.010% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.010% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.42% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.062% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.031% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.031% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.021% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.010% fail on Undertray
  • 5.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Seat belts (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Requirements
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components (23% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other components (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Rams (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
      • 0.021% fail on Pump
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Steering box
    • 0.010% fail on Steering column
    • 0.010% fail on Steering play
      • 0.010% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
  • 0.021% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.021% fail on Anchorages

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