Nissan Note MOT Results

Registered in 2013
82.2% pass rate
from 10,278 tests in 2017
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Note is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (97% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.049% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0097% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0097% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0097% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.049% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0097% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.029% fail on Battery
    • 0.019% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.019% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0097% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0097% fail on Switch
    • 0.019% fail on Horn
    • 0.0097% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (99% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Location
    • 0.99% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Attachment
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Front
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.16% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.0097% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0097% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0097% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.0097% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0097% fail on Condition
    • 0.0097% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0097% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0097% fail on Condition
    • 0.0097% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0097% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.45% fail on Brake performance (38% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Rear wheels (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.039% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0097% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.088% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.088% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.058% fail on Components
        • 0.029% fail on Pipes
        • 0.029% fail on Hoses
      • 0.0097% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.029% fail on ABS
    • 0.0097% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.0097% fail on Pedal
        • 0.0097% fail on Anti-slip
  • 0.19% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 0.088% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.019% fail on Emissions
    • 0.019% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0097% fail on Tank
      • 0.0097% fail on Cap
  • 0.068% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Seat belts (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (85% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (84% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.049% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Steering system (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0097% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0097% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.039% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0097% fail on Body security
    • 0.0097% fail on Body condition
    • 0.0097% fail on Doors
      • 0.0097% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0097% fail on Load security
      • 0.0097% fail on Tailgate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Nissan Note (2013 - 2016)
    Practical design and spacious cabin. Reasonably comfortable. Clear instrument binnacle. Some clever technology on upper grades
  • 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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