Nissan Micra MOT Results

Registered in 2016
83.2% pass rate
from 10,997 tests in 2020
(37% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Micra is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Visibility (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Wipers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Washers
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.082% fail on View to rear
      • 0.073% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0091% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.027% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.027% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (41 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes (33 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.018% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (29 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0091% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.0091% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0091% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0091% fail on Other suspension component
  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.91% fail on Headlamps (83% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.0091% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.064% fail on Horn
      • 0.027% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0091% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.045% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.0091% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0091% fail on Switch
    • 0.0091% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0091% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.018% fail on Size/type
  • 1.0% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0091% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.018% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0091% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0091% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0091% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.0091% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.0091% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.36% fail on Mechanical brake components (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake linings and pads (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Brake pads (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0091% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0091% fail on Rod
    • 0.064% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
      • 0.018% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.027% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.027% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.018% fail on Parking brake control (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Lever (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0091% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0091% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0091% fail on Valves
  • 0.26% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.018% fail on Non catalyst emissions (19 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.018% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0091% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0091% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.22% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.091% fail on Transmission
      • 0.091% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.064% fail on Joints
        • 0.027% fail on Drive shaft (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Doors
      • 0.036% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.018% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.018% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0091% fail on Hose
      • 0.0091% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0091% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0091% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0091% fail on Body
      • 0.0091% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0091% fail on Seats
      • 0.0091% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.11% fail on Identification of the vehicle (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plates (54% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.091% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (64% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Seat belts (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment
    • 0.036% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.082% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.064% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0091% fail on Condition
    • 0.0091% fail on Hubs
  • 0.0091% fail on Steering
    • 0.0091% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.0091% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0091% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.0091% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0091% 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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