Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2009
70.2% pass rate
from 15,264 tests in 2017
(9.1% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0066% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0066% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Fog lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Battery
    • 0.10% fail on Horn (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0066% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0066% fail on Lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension (7.6% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Coil springs (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Condition (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage condition (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.53% fail on Rear (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Front (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front drive shafts (88% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0066% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0066% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0066% fail on Condition
    • 0.0066% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0066% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0066% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0066% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0066% fail on Axles
      • 0.0066% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0066% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0066% fail on Component mounting
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.059% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.033% fail on Mirrors (79% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.079% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.026% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0066% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Front wheels (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear wheels (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.039% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0066% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0066% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Components (80% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Hoses (60% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Pipes (93% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.013% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.033% fail on Leaks
    • 0.033% fail on ABS (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Restricted movement (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Service brake control components (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pedal (86% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0066% fail on Condition
        • 0.0066% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0066% fail on Components
        • 0.0066% fail on Hoses
      • 0.0066% fail on Leaks
  • 0.87% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (56% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust system (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Fuel system (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Cap
      • 0.020% fail on System (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0066% fail on Tank
    • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.73% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0066% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0066% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0066% fail on Anchorage's
      • 0.0066% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.30% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.29% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate (45% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Doors (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers other (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers
    • 0.033% fail on Body condition (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.026% fail on Bootlid (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Steering rack
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