Nissan Note MOT Results

Registered in 2006
53.4% pass rate
from 11,653 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Note is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Headlamp aim (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0086% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0086% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps (35% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (48% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on All direction indicators (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.50% fail on Battery
    • 0.42% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.017% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.0086% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0086% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension (9.9% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Coil springs (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Location
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage condition (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.0086% fail on Attachment
    • 0.76% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.051% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.051% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front drive shafts (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Tie bars/rods (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.0086% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0086% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.060% fail on Bonnet (64% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.034% fail on Brake calipers (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0086% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Rear wheels (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Components (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Pipes (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses (67% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0086% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.95% fail on Parking brake (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on ABS (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Restricted movement (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Service brake control components (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Pedal (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability system (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Components
        • 0.017% fail on Pipes
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Fuel system (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Cap (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Tank
      • 0.0086% fail on Hose
      • 0.0086% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0086% fail on System
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.0086% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.57% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0086% fail on Attachment
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.077% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering arm (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Free play
        • 0.0086% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0086% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0086% fail on Other components
        • 0.0086% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.051% fail on Steering control
      • 0.034% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.026% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.0086% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.0086% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0086% fail on Steering column
    • 0.034% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0086% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0086% fail on Operation
  • 0.51% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Doors (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.060% fail on Passengers other (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.051% fail on Chassis
    • 0.043% fail on Seats (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers
    • 0.034% fail on Body security
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0086% fail on Load security
      • 0.0086% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Halfshafts
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  • Nissan Note (2006 - 2013)
    Easy to drive and manouevre into small spaces, roomy cabin with plenty of headroom in the back, some clever and practical features inside, economical dCi diesels, well built.

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