Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2005
53.5% pass rate
from 1,231 tests in 2020
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 (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 5.2% fail on Springs
      • 5.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 5.0% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.41% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.081% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.73% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.41% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.32% fail on Horn
    • 0.081% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.081% fail on Switch
    • 0.081% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (46% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.081% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (53% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.081% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.73% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.41% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Electronic stability control (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic braking system (25 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.32% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.081% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.081% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Chassis (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Chassis condition (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.2% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Other passenger's door (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Door condition (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
        • 0.081% fail on Hinge
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.081% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.41% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
        • 0.16% fail on Prop shaft
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.73% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on System
    • 0.57% fail on Towbar (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Vehicle structure (45 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Spare wheel (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Carrier (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.081% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.081% fail on Panel
    • 0.16% fail on Cabs (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.081% fail on Seats
      • 0.081% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 9.6% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Steering linkage components (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
    • 0.081% fail on Steering column
    • 0.081% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.081% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.081% fail on View to rear
      • 0.081% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.081% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.081% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition (95% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.081% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
      • 0.081% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.81% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.89% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.73% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.73% fail on Attachment
  • 0.081% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.081% fail on Doors
      • 0.081% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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