Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2014
81.7% pass rate
from 14,486 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (58% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on View to rear
      • 0.062% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.055% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.055% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.041% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.42% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.014% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.055% fail on Battery(ies) (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.097% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0069% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.069% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Individual direction indicators (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0069% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 0.0069% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0069% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0069% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0069% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0069% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0069% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0069% fail on Linkage
    • 0.028% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0069% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0069% fail on Springs
      • 0.0069% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0069% fail on Coil spring
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (93% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0069% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0069% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0069% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.035% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs and drums (37% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Brake discs (36% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0069% fail on Cable
        • 0.0069% fail on Lever
    • 0.076% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.069% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.0069% fail on Pedal
    • 0.062% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.062% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.055% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0069% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0069% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.028% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Parking brake control (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Lever (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Size/type
    • 0.014% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 0.39% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.0069% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.0069% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0069% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0069% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.34% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.097% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.097% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Belts
    • 0.048% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.028% fail on Body
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
      • 0.014% fail on Other body component
    • 0.014% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Hose
      • 0.0069% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0069% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0069% fail on Strengthening plate
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0069% fail on Condition
  • 0.090% fail on Identification of the vehicle (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Registration plates (61% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.076% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0069% fail on Condition
  • 0.021% fail on Steering (94% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0069% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.0069% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.0069% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0069% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0069% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.0069% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0069% 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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