Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1991
52.9% pass rate
from 329 tests in 2017
(21% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.30% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.91% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.91% fail on Battery
    • 0.61% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.61% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (160% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Shock absorbers (200% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (200% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.91% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.30% fail on Front
    • 0.30% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.3% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.61% fail on Hoses
        • 0.30% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (180% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.61% fail on Pedal
        • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 9.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (100% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Body condition (200% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.30% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers
    • 0.30% fail on Spare wheel
  • 9.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Cap
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (75% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
  • 6.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (68% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.30% fail on Free play
        • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate

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