Nissan Note MOT Results

Registered in 2009
62.7% pass rate
from 14,496 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Note is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps (39% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0069% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Individual lamps (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on All direction indicators (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Battery
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.048% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0069% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0069% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0069% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0069% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0069% fail on Tell tale
  • 18% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Location
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (37% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Front suspension joints (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Constant velocity joints (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0069% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0069% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.062% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.021% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.021% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0069% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0069% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.076% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.069% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components (14% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (17% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.014% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0069% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear wheels (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.055% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.021% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0069% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Components (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Hoses
        • 0.041% fail on Pipes (92% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.048% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0069% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.083% fail on ABS (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Restricted movement (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0069% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0069% fail on Components
        • 0.0069% fail on Servos
    • 0.0069% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.81% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Cap (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on System (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Tank
  • 0.44% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (28% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.33% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.090% fail on Seat belts (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0069% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.0069% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Doors (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0069% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.062% fail on Body condition
    • 0.028% fail on Body security
    • 0.028% fail on Seats (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers
    • 0.014% fail on Load security
      • 0.0069% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0069% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0069% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0069% fail on Chassis
  • 0.18% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.048% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Other components
        • 0.0069% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.014% fail on Power steering (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.0069% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.0069% fail on Steering operation
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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