Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2000
46.6% pass rate
from 13,840 tests in 2017
(8.5% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 14% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 14% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Couplings
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.022% fail on Universal joint
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.93% fail on Spring mounting (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition (58% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Presence
    • 0.57% fail on Front suspension joints (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames (36% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Location (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Axles (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Axle beam (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Tie bars/rods (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Trailing arms (93% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment
    • 0.029% fail on Radius arms (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut (94% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.0072% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0072% fail on Condition
  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (6.2% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Stop lamp (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.079% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
      • 0.029% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0072% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.80% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Fog lamp (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Tell tale (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Battery (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.058% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.058% fail on Hazard warning (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Lamp (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Switch (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Brakes (7.5% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front wheels (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (14% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Brake imbalance (33% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake performance not tested (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Components (46% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes (37% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Hoses (65% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Valves (80% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.043% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.029% fail on Operation (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.058% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.022% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.051% fail on Mechanical components (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Cable (72% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Service brake control components (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pedal (80% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.043% fail on ABS (97% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.029% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.0072% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0072% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0072% fail on Warning
    • 0.0072% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
      • 0.022% fail on Requirements (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0072% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0072% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0072% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (11% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Body condition (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.079% fail on Drivers (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers other (95% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mountings (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seats (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Passengers
      • 0.058% fail on Drivers (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.029% fail on Body security
    • 0.0072% fail on Load security
      • 0.0072% fail on Tailgate
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Cap (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pipe
      • 0.043% fail on System (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Tank
      • 0.0072% fail on Hose
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested (48% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (42% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end (20% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Steering rack (94% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering arm (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Free play
        • 0.0072% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0072% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.079% fail on Other components (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pump
      • 0.014% fail on Drive system
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0072% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0072% fail on Steering lock
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Attachment (78% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.014% fail on Towbars (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Vehicle structure (90% better than other 2000 cars)

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