Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1995
50.3% pass rate
from 1,131 tests in 2020
(30% worse than other 1995 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (76% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.088% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Switch
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.44% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.44% fail on Horn
    • 0.27% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.27% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.088% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (200% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.088% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.44% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.44% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings (81% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Springs (83% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.088% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.088% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.088% fail on Axles
      • 0.088% fail on Axle
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Transmission (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Joints
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (73% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (75% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Chassis (77% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis condition (79% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Body
      • 0.88% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
      • 0.088% fail on Body condition
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.27% fail on Floor
    • 0.088% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.088% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.088% fail on Load security
      • 0.088% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.088% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.088% fail on Seats
      • 0.088% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.088% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.088% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.088% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (61% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (63% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.088% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt
          • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.18% fail on Valves
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.088% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.088% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.088% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.088% fail on Leaks
    • 0.088% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.088% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 11% fail on Visibility (55% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (89% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.088% fail on Driver's view
  • 8.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.088% fail on Requirements
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (63% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition (38% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested (68% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.088% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.088% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.71% fail on Steering (84% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear (78% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.088% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.088% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.088% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.088% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.088% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.088% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.088% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.088% fail on Condition

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