Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2013
82.3% pass rate
from 9,907 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (58% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (98% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.020% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Rear lamps (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.020% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate lamp (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.071% fail on Battery
    • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Fog lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Horn
    • 0.010% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Rear (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.13% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.071% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Bonded suspension (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.020% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.020% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.091% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.040% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.010% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.75% fail on Hub components (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake pads (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Wheel cylinder (69 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Components
        • 0.020% fail on Pipes
        • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.030% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.030% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal
        • 0.030% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.010% fail on ABS
  • 0.11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.061% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.050% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Emissions
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.010% fail on Hose
      • 0.010% fail on Pipe
    • 0.010% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.010% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.11% fail on Registration plates and VIN (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate (65% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.061% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Steering system (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.020% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.010% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.061% fail on Road Wheels (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Attachment
  • 0.050% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.030% fail on Body condition
    • 0.010% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.010% fail on Chassis
    • 0.010% fail on Seats
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers
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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