Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1990
53.2% pass rate
from 299 tests in 2017
(26% worse than other 1990 cars)
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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (62% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 18% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 17% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.67% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.33% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.33% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.67% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.33% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.67% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.67% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Battery
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.3% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Hub components
      • 0.33% fail on Brake pads
  • 9.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 9.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.67% fail on Doors
      • 0.67% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (81% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.33% fail on Steering operation

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