Nissan Note MOT Results

Registered in 2007
54.2% pass rate
from 14,236 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Note is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Rear lamps (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0070% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.58% fail on Horn (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Battery
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on All direction indicators (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0070% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0070% fail on Switch
    • 0.0070% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage condition (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Constant velocity joints (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Macpherson strut (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Component mounting (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.049% fail on Tie bars/rods (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0070% fail on Attachment
    • 0.028% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.014% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Bonnet (80% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.084% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0070% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.021% fail on Brake calipers (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Front wheels (25% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Rear wheels (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0070% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pipes (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses (63% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.014% fail on Servos
      • 0.049% fail on Leaks (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on ABS (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Restricted movement (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Electronic stability system (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Service brake control components (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Pedal (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Condition
        • 0.014% fail on Anti-slip (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Mechanical components (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Cable
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (42% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.042% fail on Fuel system (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Tank
      • 0.014% fail on Cap (89% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (90% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0070% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0070% fail on Anchorage's
      • 0.0070% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.54% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Steering system (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Free play
        • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering arm (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.014% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0070% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0070% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0070% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0070% fail on Operation
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment (59% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0070% fail on Halfshafts
  • 0.41% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Drivers
      • 0.056% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers other (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.035% fail on Chassis
    • 0.028% fail on Seats (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers
    • 0.014% fail on Body security
    • 0.014% fail on Load security
      • 0.0070% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0070% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0070% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0070% fail on Spare wheel
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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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