Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1990
53.4% pass rate
from 236 tests in 2020
(43% 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.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (99% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 16% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.42% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.85% fail on Springs
      • 0.85% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.85% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.85% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.42% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.85% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.42% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.42% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.42% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt
          • 0.85% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.42% fail on Cable
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.42% fail on Lever
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 0.85% fail on Other body component
      • 0.42% fail on Panel
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.42% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.42% fail on View to rear
      • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.42% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.85% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.85% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 0.85% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.85% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.85% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates

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