Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2015
82.7% pass rate
from 12,928 tests in 2020
(4.8% better 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.

  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on View to rear (32% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Mirrors (30% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Driver's view (64% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Condition of glass (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Windscreen (58% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (1.1% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (1.4% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (0.78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (47% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (77% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (92% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp levelling device (17% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (35% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (34% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Individual direction indicators (63% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Side repeaters (94% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0077% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (59% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint (35% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0077% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (28% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover (91% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage ball joints (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0077% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0077% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0077% fail on Springs
      • 0.0077% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0077% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (77% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance (92% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0077% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (51% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0077% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.085% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Brake performance not tested (8.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0077% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums (19% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs (19% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (19% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0077% fail on Cable
        • 0.0077% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.054% fail on Parking brake control (55% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Lever (50% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.039% fail on Rigid brake pipes (9.8% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Flexible brake hoses (38% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (74% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability control (74% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic systems (33% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid (0.68% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.0077% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0077% fail on Hand lever
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Size/type (36% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (58% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition (25% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions (15% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested (5.9% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Fluid leaks (53% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Engine oil leaks (38% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0077% fail on Door condition
    • 0.054% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Joints (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Bumpers (20% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0077% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0077% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0077% fail on Body
      • 0.0077% fail on Body condition
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Attachment (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.070% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Steering linkage components (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0077% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.023% fail on Steering gear (35% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Steering rack (31% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.054% fail on Identification of the vehicle (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Registration plates (73% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.046% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (85% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0077% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.0077% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0077% fail on Anchorages
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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