Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1991
54.7% pass rate
from 258 tests in 2020
(33% worse than other 1991 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (93% worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.39% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.78% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.39% fail on Valves
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.78% fail on Lever
    • 0.78% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.78% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.39% fail on Springs
      • 0.39% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.39% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.78% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.78% fail on Body
      • 0.78% fail on Other body component
    • 0.39% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.39% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.39% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (190% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 3.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Requirements
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
  • 2.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle (190% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plates (200% worse than other 1991 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.78% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
  • 0.78% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment

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