Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2010
66.8% pass rate
from 17,425 tests in 2020
(3.2% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Coil spring (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (12% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joints (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0057% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0057% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.075% fail on Other suspension component (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0057% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.023% fail on Macpherson strut (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0057% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0057% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.023% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0057% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.023% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Rear fog lamp (95% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Rear fog lamp (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0057% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0057% fail on Switch
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0057% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.052% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (37% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0057% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.034% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.017% fail on Cable
        • 0.011% fail on Lever
        • 0.0057% fail on Linkage
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (53% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.080% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0057% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.046% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Lever (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.0057% fail on Pedal
    • 0.052% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.046% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Brake fluid (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.017% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Exhaust system (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0057% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.0057% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0057% fail on Joints
      • 0.0057% fail on Belts
    • 0.080% fail on Doors
      • 0.052% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.046% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0057% fail on Hinge
      • 0.023% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0057% fail on Door condition
    • 0.075% fail on Fuel system (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
      • 0.0057% fail on Hose
      • 0.0057% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0057% fail on System
    • 0.069% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.057% fail on Body
      • 0.040% fail on Other body component
      • 0.017% fail on Panel
    • 0.057% fail on Seats
      • 0.046% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.011% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.057% fail on Boot lid (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Boot lid condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.017% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Tailgate condition (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0057% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0057% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0057% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0057% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0057% fail on Undertray
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Spark ignition (55% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (49% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0057% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.44% fail on Compression ignition (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested (74% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (96% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0057% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
    • 0.040% fail on Airbags
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0057% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0057% fail on Hubs
  • 0.15% fail on Steering (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Track rod end (98% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Other components
        • 0.0057% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0057% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0057% fail on Components
    • 0.029% fail on Steering gear (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Steering play
      • 0.023% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.023% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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