Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2007
59.9% pass rate
from 16,931 tests in 2020
(6.6% 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Reversing lamps (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.012% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0059% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0059% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0059% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0059% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.5% fail on Springs (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0059% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Suspension arm (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage ball joints (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Linkage (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0059% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0059% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0059% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.095% fail on View to rear (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Mirrors (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.089% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on Bonnet (54% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (14% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs and drums (33% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Brake discs (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Cable (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on Lever
        • 0.0059% fail on Linkage
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt (64% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance (42% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake performance not tested (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Anti-lock braking system (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability control (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.28% fail on Rigid brake pipes (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Lever (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.012% fail on Pedal (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Hydraulic systems (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake fluid (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0059% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.065% fail on Flexible brake hoses (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.035% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
        • 0.012% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0059% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.071% fail on Steering gear (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Steering rack (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.012% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0059% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0059% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition (23% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (17% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (29% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.024% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0059% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0059% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition (91% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (95% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Emissions not tested (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (73% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0059% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.29% fail on Fluid leaks (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0059% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0059% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Joints (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0059% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0059% fail on Joints
      • 0.0059% fail on Belts
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.035% fail on Front passenger's door (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition (78% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0059% fail on Catch
      • 0.035% fail on Other passenger's door (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.041% fail on Tank
      • 0.012% fail on Pipe (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.077% fail on Boot lid (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Boot lid condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.065% fail on Body (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Other body component (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Panel
    • 0.059% fail on Seats (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.018% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.012% fail on Engine mounting (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0059% fail on Bracket
    • 0.012% fail on Load security
      • 0.0059% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0059% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.0059% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0059% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0059% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0059% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0059% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0059% fail on Undertray
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.059% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Requirements
      • 0.012% fail on Pre-tensioners (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment
    • 0.065% fail on Airbags
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.018% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.018% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0059% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0059% fail on Passenger grab handles
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