Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1993
51.1% pass rate
from 423 tests in 2020
(42% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (90% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps (82% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (93% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (10% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators (3.8% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type (3.8% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (64% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (22% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (22% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (19% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (0.47% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment (52% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Battery(ies) (11% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Transmission (200% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Belts
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (40% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis (30% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition (30% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Body (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system (3.1% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pipe (64% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.24% fail on Cabs
      • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 17% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (68% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 6.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (74% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (73% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (71% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.95% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested (88% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (98% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (22% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (79% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs and drums (2.5% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs (7.9% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (27% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.24% fail on Valves
    • 0.47% fail on Flexible brake hoses (28% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 14% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint dust cover (0.56% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (29% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage ball joints (74% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames (71% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (53% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers (55% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Springs
      • 0.24% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.24% fail on Mounting
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 11% fail on Visibility (57% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers (90% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (7.9% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Requirements
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition (13% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (7.3% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (9.2% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (37% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.24% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (88% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (96% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 0.95% fail on Steering (78% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear (69% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack (64% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Track rod end (67% better than other 1993 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle (48% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates (47% better than other 1993 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels (61% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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