Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 1995
48.8% pass rate
from 1,771 tests in 2017
(21% 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.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (68% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (69% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps (87% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (93% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.23% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (55% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (55% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp (36% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.56% fail on Horn
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Battery (74% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
    • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 25% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.62% fail on Spring mounting
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Couplings
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.73% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear (75% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front (87% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (86% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.056% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels (73% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses (65% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Valves
        • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.056% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.45% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.056% fail on Operation
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (74% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.056% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake (82% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (82% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.056% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.056% fail on Warning
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (78% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (79% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
  • 7.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (28% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Body condition (47% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Vehicle structure (53% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis (53% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.056% fail on Body security
    • 0.056% fail on Spare wheel
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (35% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions (49% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.73% fail on Cap (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.056% fail on Pipe
    • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.90% fail on Steering (81% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.056% fail on Drive system
      • 0.056% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.056% fail on Pump
      • 0.056% fail on Rams
    • 0.056% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.056% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.056% fail on Condition

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