Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2010
58.4% pass rate
from 565 tests in 2020
(25% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Springs (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Coil springs (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Coil spring (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.71% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
      • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.18% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 8.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Prop shafts (47 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Joints (48 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Prop shaft (61 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Other passenger's door (44 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Door condition (46 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Chassis
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 8.1% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering column (81 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering box
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.88% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.71% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.88% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.35% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Airbags
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.18% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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