Nissan Note MOT Results

Registered in 2014
83.4% pass rate
from 22,629 tests in 2020
(14% 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.

  • 5.6% fail on Visibility (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (66% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (17% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.022% fail on View to rear
      • 0.018% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0044% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.013% fail on Condition of glass (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Windscreen (80% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.92% fail on Headlamps (27% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp (24% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.82% fail on Position lamps (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Position lamp (80% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on All position lamps (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type (44% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (43% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0088% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical equipment (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.018% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0088% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0088% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0044% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0044% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Size/type
    • 0.075% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0088% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.57% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (25% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0088% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0044% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0044% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.093% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.093% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.062% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Rbt (89% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
      • 0.013% fail on Hand lever (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.031% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0044% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.027% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.022% fail on Parking brake control (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Lever (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0088% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0044% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.013% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms (26% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0088% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0088% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0088% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0044% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.031% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0088% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0044% fail on Axles
      • 0.0044% fail on Axle
    • 0.0044% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0044% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0044% fail on Suspension unit
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (34% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Spark ignition (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (91% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.018% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.32% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (67% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.049% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.044% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.022% fail on Other body component
      • 0.018% fail on Panel
    • 0.031% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.022% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Hose
      • 0.0044% fail on Pipe
    • 0.013% fail on Doors (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0088% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0044% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0044% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0088% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0088% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0088% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0044% fail on Seats
      • 0.0044% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.19% 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
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.071% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0088% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0088% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0044% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle (45% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates (44% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.040% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Steering linkage components (95% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.013% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0088% fail on Steering gear (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0044% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0044% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0044% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0088% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0088% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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

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