Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2006
51.8% pass rate
from 2,047 tests in 2020
(10% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Springs (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.4% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.54% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.049% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Horn
      • 0.39% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.098% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.44% fail on Individual direction indicators (76% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.59% fail on Hazard warning (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Doors (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Other passenger's door (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Door condition (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Catch (25 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
      • 0.73% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Chassis (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Chassis condition (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Integral vehicle structure (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pipe
    • 0.34% fail on Towbar (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Vehicle structure (49 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.049% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.20% fail on Cabs (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas (19 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Body
      • 0.049% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.049% fail on Other body component
    • 0.098% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.098% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.098% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.049% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.098% fail on Brake fluid
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
        • 0.049% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.049% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.098% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.098% fail on Power steering
      • 0.049% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Washers (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.098% fail on View to rear
      • 0.098% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.44% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.098% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.049% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.049% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.098% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.049% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.34% fail on Spark ignition (92% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Catalyst emissions (95% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Emissions not tested (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.098% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.88% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.098% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.098% fail on Requirements
    • 0.049% fail on Airbags
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.64% fail on Attachment
  • 0.049% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.049% fail on Anchorages
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