Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2013
76.7% pass rate
from 11,817 tests in 2020
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (10% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (28% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.076% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Reversing lamps (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.025% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 0.0085% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0085% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0085% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint (31% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.051% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0085% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0085% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.051% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (41% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (88% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.068% fail on View to rear
      • 0.068% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.034% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.034% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.0085% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0085% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0085% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0085% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0085% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.059% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0085% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0085% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0085% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (66% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Rbt (61% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs (46% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.0085% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0085% fail on Lever
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.085% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.051% fail on Pedal
      • 0.034% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.076% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.076% fail on Lever
    • 0.042% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.034% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.017% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.0085% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0085% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.83% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Exhaust emissions (26% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.45% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0085% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.025% fail on Compression ignition (95% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (93% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.025% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.52% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Transmission (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (50% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (52% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0085% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.0085% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0085% fail on Joints
    • 0.15% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.017% fail on Tank
      • 0.017% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.025% fail on Body
      • 0.025% fail on Other body component
    • 0.017% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0085% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0085% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0085% fail on Seats
      • 0.0085% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.068% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.034% fail on Steering linkage components (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Track rod end (97% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0085% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.017% fail on Steering wheel (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Seat belts (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0085% fail on Attachment
  • 0.093% fail on Road Wheels (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Attachment (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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