Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1993
47.6% pass rate
from 867 tests in 2017
(29% worse than other 1993 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 16% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (200% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.58% fail on Spring mounting
    • 8.8% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Front drive shafts (190% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (200% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.46% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front
      • 0.12% fail on Rear
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 0.12% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (58% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp (54% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.81% fail on Battery
    • 0.35% fail on Horn (74% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Front wheels (87% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.81% fail on Hoses
        • 0.35% fail on Valves
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (99% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
  • 7.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (46% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Body condition (57% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Vehicle structure (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.12% fail on Body security
    • 0.12% fail on Load security
      • 0.12% fail on Tailgate
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (36% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions (52% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Cap (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type
    • 0.23% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (80% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.12% fail on Towbars
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition

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