Nissan Leaf MOT Results

Registered in 2013
84.7% pass rate
from 1,135 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Leaf is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate lamp (66% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.088% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.088% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.088% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.088% fail on Horn
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.97% fail on Washers
    • 0.088% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.088% fail on Other components
        • 0.088% fail on Steering component
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.44% fail on Electronic stability system (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.088% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.088% fail on ABS
    • 0.088% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension
    • 0.62% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.62% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.088% fail on Condition
      • 0.088% fail on Location
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.088% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.088% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.088% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.088% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.088% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.35% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
  • 0.26% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
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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