Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.2% pass rate
from 1,037 tests in 2020
(1.4% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Suspension arm (2.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.6% fail on Springs (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Coil spring (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Mounting
      • 0.096% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (7.4% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-roll bar (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Sub-frames (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame (2.9% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Chassis (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Chassis condition (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.8% fail on Doors (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Other passenger's door (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Door condition (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Catch
      • 0.29% fail on Front passenger's door (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.096% fail on Door condition
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission (5.7% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts (12% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Joints (11% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Prop shafts (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Prop shaft
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (16% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Towbar (28 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Vehicle structure (51 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Integral vehicle structure (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Cabs (27 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Prescribed areas (29 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Bumpers (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Body (23% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.096% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.5% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8.0% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (3.6% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (47% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Electrical equipment (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Battery(ies) (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.096% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Position lamps (0.16% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Position lamp (6.5% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 13% fail on Brakes (1.3% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (42% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (35% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Decelerometer (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested (1.4% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.096% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.096% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Electronic stability control (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (5.6% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums (27% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.096% fail on Lever
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pedal (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake control (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Lever (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.096% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.096% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.5% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering gear (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Steering column
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (2.8% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Washers (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Condition of glass (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (1.2% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (1.6% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Spark ignition (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Engine oil leaks (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Seat belts (21% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Requirements
    • 0.19% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.87% fail on Road Wheels (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
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