Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1994
48.0% pass rate
from 1,366 tests in 2017
(27% worse than other 1994 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (54% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 16% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.44% fail on Spring mounting
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front
      • 0.073% fail on Rear
    • 0.37% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (81% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Presence
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.073% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment
    • 0.073% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment
    • 0.073% fail on Axles
      • 0.073% fail on Axle beam
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (83% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps (65% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (69% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (78% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.073% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps (67% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp (77% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Fog lamp (78% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.73% fail on Battery (56% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Horn
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.073% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.073% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.073% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes (38% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Hoses
        • 0.59% fail on Valves
        • 0.22% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.073% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.073% fail on Servos
      • 0.59% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Leaks
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.073% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.073% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
        • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake (75% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (75% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.073% fail on Components
        • 0.073% fail on Pipes
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (55% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (39% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (73% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (91% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (24% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions (32% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.66% fail on Cap
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth (82% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.2% fail on Body condition (41% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.073% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.073% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.073% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.073% fail on Body security
    • 0.073% fail on Seats
      • 0.073% fail on Passengers
    • 0.073% fail on Load security
      • 0.073% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (77% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Steering system (83% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
      • 0.073% fail on Other components
    • 0.073% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Towbars
    • 0.073% fail on Towbar
    • 0.073% fail on Vehicle structure

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