Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2014
79.7% pass rate
from 14,022 tests in 2020
(6.0% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (89% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Washers (28% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Driver's view (43% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on View to rear (25% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Mirrors (23% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Condition of glass (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Windscreen (76% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint dust cover (25% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers (0.13% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Anti-roll bars (8.5% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joints (93% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover (26% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0071% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.050% fail on Other suspension component (7.2% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint (3.0% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Springs (99% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0071% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0071% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (5.0% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (2.8% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (33% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (15% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (12% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (26% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (30% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (28% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment (34% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Horn (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Flashing type (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0071% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.0071% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.0071% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0071% fail on Switch
    • 0.0071% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0071% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0071% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0071% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (0.54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (97% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (70% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0071% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp) (96% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake performance (9.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.057% fail on Brake performance not tested (11% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0071% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums (24% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs (24% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pedal (33% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Hand lever (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Parking brake control (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Lever (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic stability control (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Flexible brake hoses (19% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (17% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic systems (29% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid (29% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Reservoirs
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (43% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type (83% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Spark ignition (19% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (11% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions (35% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Emissions not tested (13% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Compression ignition (97% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Fluid leaks (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Engine oil leaks (57% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.46% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (92% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0071% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0071% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0071% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0071% fail on Joints
    • 0.050% fail on Bumpers (16% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Fuel system (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Body (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other body component (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Seats (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger's seat (14% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (39% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.050% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.086% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Steering linkage components (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.0071% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0071% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.078% fail on Identification of the vehicle (64% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Registration plates (63% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.0071% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0071% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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