Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2007
48.1% pass rate
from 1,977 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Suspension arms (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Wheel bearings (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Springs
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.051% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Other suspension component (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.051% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (59% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Position lamp (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Individual direction indicators (50% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Hazard warning (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Doors (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Other passenger's door (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Door condition (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Catch
      • 0.76% fail on Driver's door (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Joints (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.91% fail on Prop shafts (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis (19 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition (19 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Tank (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.61% fail on Towbar (57 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Vehicle structure (128 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Coupling (179 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other towbar components (21 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.051% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.051% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.051% fail on Carrier
    • 0.051% fail on Load security
      • 0.051% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.051% fail on Other tailgate component
  • 12% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.051% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.051% fail on Cable
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (46% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.051% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.71% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.051% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.71% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Load sensing valves (59 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
    • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.051% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 12% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.051% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.051% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.051% fail on Steering column
    • 0.051% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.051% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.30% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.051% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.20% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.051% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.051% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.051% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.56% fail on Spark ignition (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Catalyst emissions (94% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Transmission oil leaks (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment
  • 0.051% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.051% fail on Doors
      • 0.051% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.051% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.051% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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