Nissan Leaf MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.7% pass rate
from 2,782 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Leaf is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.54% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (22% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Front lamps (89% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate lamp (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.036% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.072% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Battery
    • 0.036% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.072% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Brake performance (72% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front wheels (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Hub components (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.036% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.036% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.036% fail on Pedal
        • 0.036% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.036% fail on ABS
    • 0.036% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.61% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Track rod end (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Steering control (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Steering lock (34 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.58% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Suspension (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.036% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.036% fail on Rear
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