Nissan Note MOT Results

Registered in 2010
66.9% pass rate
from 13,369 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Note is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (17% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.54% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.022% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (16% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Individual lamps (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on All direction indicators (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp (41% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Battery
    • 0.045% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0075% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0075% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Suspension (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Location
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Front (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 0.63% fail on Front suspension joints (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Constant velocity joints (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shafts (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0075% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.030% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.022% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.0075% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.0075% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0075% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0075% fail on Axles
      • 0.0075% fail on Axle beam
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (91% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.052% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0075% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.060% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (16% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0075% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Rear wheels (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0075% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Components (73% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Hoses
        • 0.030% fail on Pipes (90% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0075% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.015% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0075% fail on Operation
    • 0.052% fail on ABS (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Restricted movement (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0075% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0075% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.53% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Exhaust system (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.015% fail on Fuel system (93% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0075% fail on Cap
  • 0.43% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0075% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Requirements
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0075% fail on Free play
        • 0.0075% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0075% fail on Other components
        • 0.0075% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.0075% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0075% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0075% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0075% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.19% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Doors
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0075% fail on Drivers
    • 0.052% fail on Body condition
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
    • 0.015% fail on Seats
      • 0.0075% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0075% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0075% fail on Engine mountings
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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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