Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.1% pass rate
from 12,164 tests in 2017
(9.2% 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.

  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (15% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (50% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.066% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.0082% fail on Switch
    • 0.43% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.066% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.041% fail on Battery
    • 0.041% fail on Horn
  • 3.7% fail on Suspension (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Attachment (22 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front (24 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Bonded suspension (25 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Condition (26 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Radius arms (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0082% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.0082% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Size/type
    • 0.016% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.1% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Rear wheels (52% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.090% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Hub components (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake pads (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.025% fail on Wheel cylinder (118 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.066% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
      • 0.0082% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.058% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.025% fail on Components
        • 0.016% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0082% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.033% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
        • 0.025% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0082% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.016% fail on ABS
  • 0.12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Seat belts (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0082% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.049% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.049% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Registration plates and VIN (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate (59% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.099% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.049% fail on Body condition
    • 0.041% fail on Doors
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0082% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0082% fail on Body security
  • 0.099% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Emissions
    • 0.025% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.016% fail on Hose (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Tank
    • 0.0082% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.074% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 0.058% fail on Steering
    • 0.058% fail on Steering system
      • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0082% fail on Free play
        • 0.0082% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0082% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.0082% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0082% fail on Towbar
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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