Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2008
54.1% pass rate
from 808 tests in 2017
(23% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Position lamps (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.87% fail on Hazard warning (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Switch (38 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Lamp
    • 0.62% fail on Battery
    • 0.50% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 6.1% fail on Condition
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wheel bearings (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.62% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.25% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Universal joint (311 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Track rod end (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.1% fail on Components
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.62% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.74% fail on ABS
    • 0.50% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.87% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Doors (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Passengers other (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Passengers front (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Vehicle structure (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Chassis (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.37% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.87% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.12% fail on Towbars
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
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