Nissan Leaf MOT Results

Registered in 2016
88.1% 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Leaf is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type
    • 0.024% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.095% 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 (25% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.024% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.048% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.024% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.048% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.048% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.024% fail on Stop lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes
    • 0.81% fail on Mechanical brake components (44% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake linings and pads (85% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Brake pads (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.071% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.071% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.048% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.048% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.024% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.048% fail on Pedal
      • 0.048% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.048% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
  • 0.52% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.024% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.26% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.048% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.048% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.024% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.071% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.024% fail on Transmission
      • 0.024% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.024% fail on Joints
    • 0.024% fail on Seats
      • 0.024% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.024% fail on Steering
    • 0.024% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.024% fail on Track rod end
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