Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.9% pass rate
from 22,406 tests in 2017
(3.0% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (9.8% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 14% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 14% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0045% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.20% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Front suspension joints (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Location
      • 0.080% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Sub-frames (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Anti-roll bars (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Linkage condition (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Condition
      • 0.0045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.045% fail on Macpherson strut (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Tie bars/rods (89% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.0089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Trailing arms (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0045% fail on Condition
    • 0.0089% fail on Radius arms (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0089% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0089% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0045% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0089% fail on Axles (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0045% fail on General condition
    • 0.0045% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0045% fail on Condition
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (6.5% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps (13% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Rear lamps (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (12% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (9.5% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.080% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.058% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0045% fail on Switch
    • 0.69% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Individual lamps (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators (47% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.0045% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0045% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.57% fail on Battery (39% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Horn (46% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
      • 0.031% fail on Switch (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.062% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors (77% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 15% fail on Brakes (11% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance (13% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels (9.5% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (22% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.071% fail on Brake performance not tested (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0045% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Components (37% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes (29% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Hoses (50% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Valves (69% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.036% fail on Operation (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads (15% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.062% fail on Wheel cylinder (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake drums (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Mechanical components (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Cable (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0045% fail on Lever
      • 0.0045% fail on Pivot
    • 0.040% fail on Service brake control components (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pedal (86% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Anti-slip (93% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Components
        • 0.0089% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0045% fail on Valves
    • 0.0045% fail on ABS
    • 0.0045% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0045% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (15% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Bonnet (59% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (17% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (27% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers airbag (66% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Passengers front (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers other (96% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seats (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Drivers (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mountings (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
    • 0.013% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0089% fail on Load security
      • 0.0045% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0045% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0045% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Cap (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pipe
      • 0.031% fail on Tank (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on System (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Hose
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (44% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Free play (84% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0045% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0045% fail on Other components
        • 0.0045% fail on Steering component
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering (34% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.040% fail on Pump
      • 0.0089% fail on Drive system
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Steering operation (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Attachment (79% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.0045% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0045% fail on Vehicle structure

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