Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2007
64.4% pass rate
from 14,770 tests in 2017
(10% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (9.2% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (9.6% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps (23% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (26% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (23% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0068% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.25% fail on Battery
    • 0.15% fail on Horn (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Fog lamp (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0068% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0068% fail on Lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Location
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (13% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (27% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (28% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage condition (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Front (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front drive shafts (93% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Constant velocity joints (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0068% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.041% fail on Macpherson strut (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.0068% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.0068% fail on Axles
      • 0.0068% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0068% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Bonnet (71% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.047% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake calipers (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front wheels (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear wheels (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Components (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Pipes (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.014% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.041% fail on Leaks (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on ABS (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Restricted movement (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0068% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0068% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0068% fail on Cable
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.034% fail on Free play
        • 0.034% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0068% fail on Other components
        • 0.0068% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.047% fail on Steering control
      • 0.034% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.034% fail on Universal joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering column
    • 0.027% fail on Power steering (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0068% fail on Operation
      • 0.0068% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0068% fail on Rams
    • 0.014% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0068% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.061% fail on Fuel system (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Cap
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.90% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate (31% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Drivers
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers other (76% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Seats (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers
    • 0.034% fail on Load security
      • 0.020% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.014% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.020% fail on Body security
    • 0.0068% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0068% fail on Chassis
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
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