Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2009
55.1% pass rate
from 887 tests in 2017
(37% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.23% fail on All position lamps (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device (59 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.90% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Hazard warning (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Switch (25 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Battery
    • 0.34% fail on Trailer electrical socket (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 19% fail on Suspension (78% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Rear wheels (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.7% fail on Electronic stability system (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
      • 0.23% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 0.79% fail on ABS (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.68% fail on Steering control (35 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering coupling (60 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Flexible coupling (821 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.23% fail on Steering shaft (298 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering column
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Doors (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Passengers other (23 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Passengers front (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Drivers (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.11% fail on Installation check
        • 0.11% fail on Anchorage's
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.79% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

Search Good Garages