Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1994
50.5% pass rate
from 833 tests in 2020
(34% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp (99% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps (87% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (82% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.96% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Electrical equipment (63% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.24% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.60% fail on Joints
    • 3.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (85% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (87% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.48% fail on Body
      • 0.36% fail on Panel
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Floor
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar
      • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 16% fail on Brakes (38% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 6.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.12% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.48% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.24% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.12% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.12% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 11% fail on Visibility (54% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (57% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Washers (59% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on View to rear (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (37% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.24% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (68% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering linkage components (77% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pump
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.36% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.12% fail on Anchorages

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