Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2015
83.3% pass rate
from 13,263 tests in 2020
(9.7% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.9% fail on Visibility (77% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Washers (23% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on View to rear
      • 0.075% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.068% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.023% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.023% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (76% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (98% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Position lamp (46% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0075% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
      • 0.023% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0075% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.023% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0075% fail on Switch
    • 0.0075% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings (19 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0075% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (42% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0075% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0075% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0075% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0075% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0075% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0075% fail on Axles
      • 0.0075% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0075% fail on Springs
      • 0.0075% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0075% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type
    • 0.030% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (37% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (90% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.038% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.023% fail on Rbt
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0075% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.72% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake linings and pads (65% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Brake pads (65% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0075% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0075% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0075% fail on Cable
    • 0.053% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
      • 0.0075% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.045% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.045% fail on Lever
    • 0.023% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0075% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.015% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0075% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 0.32% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.098% fail on Joints
        • 0.0075% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.083% fail on Bumpers (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Doors
      • 0.068% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0075% fail on Door condition
    • 0.023% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.023% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0075% fail on Pipe
    • 0.0075% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0075% fail on Body
      • 0.0075% fail on Panel
    • 0.0075% fail on Seats
      • 0.0075% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0075% fail on Undertray
  • 0.17% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust emissions (72% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spark ignition (46% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.060% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0075% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0075% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.098% fail on Identification of the vehicle (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Registration plates (56% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.098% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0075% fail on Condition
  • 0.083% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Requirements
    • 0.038% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (67% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.053% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Steering linkage components (67% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0075% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.0075% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0075% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0075% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0075% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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  • 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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