Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2011
74.9% pass rate
from 11,267 tests in 2017
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (17% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (74% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (26% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (31% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (31% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.089% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Battery
    • 0.071% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Fog lamp (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Horn
    • 0.044% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (66% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Front wheels (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Brake operation (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Wheel cylinder (39 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.0089% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.76% fail on Restricted movement (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Components (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0089% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0089% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0089% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.053% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0089% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.053% fail on Parking brake (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.053% fail on Pedal
        • 0.053% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.027% fail on ABS (79% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (59% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (99% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0089% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (36% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0089% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front drive shafts (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Constant velocity joints (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Component mounting (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.0089% fail on Condition
    • 0.0089% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.0089% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0089% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0089% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0089% fail on Condition
    • 0.0089% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.053% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.37% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.21% fail on Registration plates and VIN (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plate (47% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.098% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.098% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Body condition
    • 0.027% fail on Seats
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0089% fail on Drivers
    • 0.018% fail on Doors (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0089% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.0089% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0089% fail on Condition
  • 0.089% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Steering system (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0089% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0089% fail on Drag link end
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  • Nissan Micra (2010 - 2016)
    Low emissions and fuel consumption from 1.2-litre engine. Roomy and seats five. Decent value for money. Bluetooth as standard.

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