Nissan Pathfinder MOT Results

Registered in 2012
65.6% pass rate
from 439 tests in 2020
(32% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pathfinder is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Springs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Coil spring (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.23% fail on Spring saddle
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.68% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.91% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.46% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.46% fail on Lever
    • 0.46% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.46% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.46% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Prop shafts (64 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (51 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Prop shaft (189 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.91% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door (33 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition (35 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 4.1% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on Driver's view (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
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