Nissan Almera MOT Results

Registered in 2006
57.5% pass rate
from 2,428 tests in 2020
(1.3% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Almera is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Headlamps (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Headlamp (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (10% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Electrical equipment (14% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Battery(ies) (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Individual direction indicators (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.25% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (10% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp (3.2% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.041% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Plate brake tester (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.041% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.082% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.041% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.58% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (24% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (sp) (22% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance (30% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (6.8% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested (0.40% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Rod
        • 0.041% fail on Cable
        • 0.041% fail on Linkage
        • 0.041% fail on Relay lever
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (7.7% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake control (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Lever (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid (7.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (9.2% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system (87% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins and bushes (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Suspension arm (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage ball joints (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2.8% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (4.2% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.041% fail on Torsion bar
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.082% fail on Suspension rods (4.2% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Suspension rod (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Axles
      • 0.041% fail on Axle
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility (0.95% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass (11% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (8.5% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (44% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system (6.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tank (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Hose
    • 0.37% fail on Bumpers (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
      • 0.041% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Bracket
    • 0.16% fail on Body (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Chassis (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Chassis condition (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.041% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (6.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type (1.7% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition (0.57% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.041% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.21% fail on Compression ignition (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Fluid leaks (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Other leaks (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Seat belts (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Requirements
      • 0.041% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.16% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pump (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Rams
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
    • 0.041% fail on Steering column
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels (44% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment (24% better than other 2006 cars)

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