Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2005
54.9% pass rate
from 1,181 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Individual lamps (74% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Battery
    • 0.59% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.085% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.085% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.085% fail on Horn
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Condition
      • 0.085% fail on Attachment
    • 5.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.8% fail on Condition
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.7% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.76% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.085% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.085% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.085% fail on Attachment
    • 0.085% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.93% fail on Operation (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Rear wheels (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front wheels (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake control components (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Anti-slip (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.85% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.085% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.085% fail on Free play
        • 0.085% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
      • 0.085% fail on Operation
      • 0.085% fail on Pump
    • 0.17% fail on Steering control
      • 0.17% fail on Steering column (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Doors (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Passengers other (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Body security
    • 0.085% fail on Seats
      • 0.085% fail on Passengers
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.68% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on System
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (74% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment
    • 0.085% fail on Halfshafts
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Towbars (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure (27 times worse than other 2005 cars)
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