Nissan Leaf MOT Results

Registered in 2011
83.3% pass rate
from 419 tests in 2017
(32% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Leaf is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.48% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.24% fail on Front
    • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Component mounting
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.48% fail on Washers
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.72% fail on Electronic stability system (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Service brake control components (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pedal (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Anti-slip (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Leaks
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamp aim (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.24% fail on Stop lamp
  • 0.48% fail on Steering
    • 0.48% fail on Steering system
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.24% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Nissan Leaf (2011 - 2018)
    A realistic alternative to petrol or diesel cars. Easy to drive. Practical enough for a family. Range extended to 155 miles with optional 30kWh battery from September 2015.

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