Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2004
52.9% pass rate
from 24,827 tests in 2017
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamps (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Headlamp (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0081% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (91% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0081% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0040% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0040% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Tell tales (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0040% fail on Switch
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps (9.6% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0040% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Battery
    • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Fog lamp (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
      • 0.028% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.41% fail on Horn (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.028% fail on Hazard warning (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0040% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0040% fail on Switch
    • 0.0081% fail on Rear reflectors (86% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 18% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Coil springs (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Location
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment
      • 0.068% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Linkage condition (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Presence
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Front (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Component mounting (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Subframe mounting (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0040% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.39% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
      • 0.0040% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Sub-frames (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Radius arms (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0040% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0040% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.085% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Steering (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Steering system (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Free play (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Steering rack (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Steering arm (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Drag link end (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Other components
        • 0.0040% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic power steering (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
      • 0.0081% fail on Drive system
    • 0.073% fail on Steering control
      • 0.032% fail on Steering column
      • 0.020% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.016% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.0040% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0040% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.028% fail on Steering operation (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0081% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake calipers (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0040% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Front wheels (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear wheels (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.85% fail on Hydraulic systems (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Components (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Pipes (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Hoses (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.016% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.064% fail on Leaks (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Operation (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on ABS (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Restricted movement (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Service brake control components (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pedal (94% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0081% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0040% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0040% fail on Pivot
    • 0.0040% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0040% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 4.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Fuel system (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Pipe
      • 0.032% fail on System (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Tank (94% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested (25% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.75% fail on Seat belts (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Requirements
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
  • 0.89% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Body condition (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Passengers other (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Drivers
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers front (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Vehicle structure (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Chassis (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Load security (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Bootlid (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0040% fail on Access panel
    • 0.044% fail on Body security
    • 0.0081% fail on Engine mountings (89% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.75% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment (30% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.0040% fail on Hubs
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