Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1989
59.9% pass rate
from 202 tests in 2017
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 3.5% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.50% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.50% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (190% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.50% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.99% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.99% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.50% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.99% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.99% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.99% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.99% fail on Rear
    • 0.99% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.99% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.99% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.50% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.99% fail on Leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers front
  • 4.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.50% fail on Power steering
      • 0.50% fail on Other components
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate

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