Nissan Leaf MOT Results

Registered in 2015
84.6% pass rate
from 4,204 tests in 2020
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Leaf is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (56% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.024% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.024% fail on View to rear
      • 0.024% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.67% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.024% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.048% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance (81% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (79% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.024% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.095% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.095% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.071% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Mechanical brake components (67% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Brake discs (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Brake linings and pads (96% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Brake pads (96% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.024% fail on Valves
    • 0.024% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 0.45% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.071% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.048% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.024% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.048% fail on Body
      • 0.048% fail on Other body component
    • 0.024% fail on Transmission
      • 0.024% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.024% fail on Joints
    • 0.024% fail on Doors
      • 0.024% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.048% fail on Condition
  • 0.024% fail on Steering
    • 0.024% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.024% fail on Track rod end
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