Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2008
68.7% pass rate
from 14,559 tests in 2017
(15% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (24% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps (25% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps (22% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.23% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Battery (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0069% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Coil springs (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Condition (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Location
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (19% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage condition (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (25% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.62% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.56% fail on Rear (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Front (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front drive shafts (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Constant velocity joints (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.041% fail on Macpherson strut (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.0069% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.0069% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0069% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0069% fail on Axles
      • 0.0069% fail on Axle beam
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (28% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.062% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.055% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0069% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Front wheels (45% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear wheels (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on ABS (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Components (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Hoses (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.041% fail on Leaks (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0069% fail on Operation
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake control components (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Condition
        • 0.014% fail on Anti-slip (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Restricted movement (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0069% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0069% fail on Lever
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Exhaust system (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Emissions not tested (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Fuel system (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Cap
      • 0.021% fail on Tank
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.66% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Requirements
      • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas (80% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.36% fail on Registration plates and VIN (37% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate (37% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Steering system (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.069% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Free play
        • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0069% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.014% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0069% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.014% fail on Power steering (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Operation
      • 0.0069% fail on Other components
  • 0.23% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Drivers
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers other (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.041% fail on Body condition (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Seats (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0069% fail on Drivers
    • 0.027% fail on Load security
      • 0.021% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0069% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.014% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0069% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0069% fail on Body security
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