Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.3% pass rate
from 26,573 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamps (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Headlamp (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0075% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0038% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0075% fail on Matched pair
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0038% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Battery (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fog lamp (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Horn (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Switch (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Lamp
    • 0.0075% fail on Rear reflectors (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0038% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 15% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Location
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.056% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage condition (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.59% fail on Prescribed areas (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Component mounting (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Subframe mounting (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0075% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Tie bars/rods (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Macpherson strut (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Radius arms (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0075% fail on Trailing arms (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (96% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0075% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0038% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0038% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0038% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Bonnet (48% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (12% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (8.5% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.056% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Brake calipers (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0038% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.0038% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Front wheels (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Rear wheels (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Brake operation (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Components (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Pipes (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Hoses (71% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0038% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.056% fail on Leaks (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on ABS (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Restricted movement (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Service brake control components (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pedal (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0075% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0075% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0075% fail on Components
        • 0.0038% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0038% fail on Servos
    • 0.0038% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0038% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0038% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0038% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Free play (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Steering rack (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Steering rack (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Drag link end (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Other components
        • 0.0038% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0038% fail on Steering component
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Operation
      • 0.079% fail on Electronic power steering (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0038% fail on Rams
      • 0.0038% fail on Other components
    • 0.072% fail on Steering control
      • 0.034% fail on Steering column
      • 0.030% fail on Steering wheel (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0075% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0038% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.034% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0075% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0038% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pipe
      • 0.023% fail on System (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Hose
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (32% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.60% fail on Seat belts (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.072% fail on Prescribed areas (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Requirements
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0038% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0038% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.81% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Passengers other (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Drivers
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers front (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Load security (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Bootlid (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Tailgate (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Loading door
    • 0.094% fail on Seats (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Drivers
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Vehicle structure (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Chassis (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Body security
    • 0.019% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.73% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.0038% fail on Halfshafts
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