Nissan Cube MOT Results

Registered in 2010
68.7% pass rate
from 754 tests in 2017
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cube is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Front suspension joints (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.13% fail on Front
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 9.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.80% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.13% fail on Linkage
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.66% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.40% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
    • 0.27% fail on Spare wheel (42 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.66% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
  • 0.40% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
Read the Honest John Review

  • Nissan Cube (2010 - 2011)
    Decent to drive with quiet yet torquey 1.6 chain cam engine, sensible gearing, light controls and excellent ride quality.

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