Nissan Bluebird MOT Results

Registered in 1989
64.8% pass rate
from 91 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 1989 cars)
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Bluebird is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms (81% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension rods
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (8.5% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (32% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Joints (35% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Boot lid
      • 1.1% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 1.1% fail on Cabs
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (6.6% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (6.5% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (20% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (18% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance (2.7% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 6.6% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 1989 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (31% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (28% better than other 1989 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (4.0% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (27% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (21% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Brake fluid
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (0.47% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (83% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (16% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (6.7% better than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition (3.1% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions (35% better than other 1989 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (81% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3.1% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts (3.4% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas (61% worse than other 1989 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end

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