Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2011
60.0% pass rate
from 710 tests in 2020
(37% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 11% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (38 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (37 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.42% fail on Horn
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (87% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.56% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.56% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.70% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.56% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.42% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.42% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Reservoirs (31 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility (89% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Prop shafts (43 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Joints (29 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Prop shaft (117 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Flexible couplings (174 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.99% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Other passenger's door (30 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (32 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar
      • 0.14% fail on Other towbar components
  • 4.6% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.70% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.42% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
    • 0.14% fail on Airbags
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
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