Nissan Note MOT Results

Registered in 2015
86.0% pass rate
from 15,374 tests in 2020
(10% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Note is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (75% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Washers (29% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.046% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.046% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.013% fail on View to rear
      • 0.013% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (34% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.55% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Position lamp (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators (44% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type (44% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (44% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (83% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Electrical equipment (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0065% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0065% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0065% fail on Switch
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (17% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.039% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (59% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0065% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0065% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0065% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.020% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0065% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.013% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0065% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.0065% fail on Mounting
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0065% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0065% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.013% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (46% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Brake linings and pads (50% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0065% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.32% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.078% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.078% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.065% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (86% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0065% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0065% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0065% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.065% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.046% fail on Pedal
      • 0.020% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.046% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.039% fail on Parking brake control (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Lever
    • 0.033% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0065% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0065% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0065% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0065% fail on Valves
    • 0.0065% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0065% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0065% fail on Other components
  • 0.71% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.71% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.47% fail on Spark ignition (55% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (87% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.020% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (84% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0065% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0065% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0065% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0065% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.47% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.36% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.013% fail on Joints
    • 0.033% fail on Body
      • 0.033% fail on Other body component
    • 0.026% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.020% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0065% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0065% fail on Catch
      • 0.0065% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0065% fail on Door condition
    • 0.013% fail on Seats
      • 0.0065% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0065% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0065% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0065% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0065% fail on Condition
  • 0.078% fail on Identification of the vehicle (65% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Registration plates (65% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.033% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.013% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
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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