Nissan Note MOT Results

Registered in 2014
88.1% pass rate
from 19,518 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Note is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (18% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Position lamps (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.010% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0051% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0051% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0051% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators (34% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type (34% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (46% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.0051% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Battery
    • 0.020% fail on Horn (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.010% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (15% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Mirrors (75% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Rear (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.0051% fail on Couplings
      • 0.015% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (49% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Location
      • 0.010% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0051% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.010% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.0051% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0051% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0051% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0051% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Hub components (45% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0051% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.35% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.11% fail on Rear wheels (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.031% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.010% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.072% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.072% fail on Pedal
        • 0.072% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.031% fail on Components
        • 0.015% fail on Hoses
        • 0.010% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0051% fail on Pipes
      • 0.010% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0051% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.020% fail on Parking brake (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0051% fail on ABS
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.0051% fail on Requirements
    • 0.051% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.051% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.16% fail on Registration plates and VIN (46% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate (46% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Emissions
    • 0.046% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
      • 0.015% fail on System
      • 0.010% fail on Cap (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Hose
    • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0051% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.056% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (56% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Body condition
    • 0.020% fail on Doors
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0051% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0051% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.0051% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0051% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0051% fail on Body security
    • 0.0051% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.046% fail on Road Wheels (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Attachment
  • 0.020% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0051% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0051% fail on Steering column
    • 0.010% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0051% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0051% fail on Steering arm
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    Practical design and spacious cabin. Reasonably comfortable. Clear instrument binnacle. Some clever technology on upper grades

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