Nissan Leaf MOT Results

Registered in 2012
86.4% pass rate
from 449 tests in 2017
(35% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Leaf is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (76% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Washers
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.45% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.67% fail on Hub components
      • 0.45% fail on Brake pads (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.67% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.22% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.22% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.22% fail on Body condition
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate
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