Nissan Pixo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
67.7% pass rate
from 3,946 tests in 2020
(14% better 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 Pixo is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (0.42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Horn (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Battery(ies) (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (21% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.46% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Individual direction indicators (72% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (25% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (25% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (24% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps (27% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps (8.1% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.025% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.025% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.025% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (0.99% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (31% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake imbalance (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (9.9% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp) (8.5% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance (11% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.076% fail on Service brake performance (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (57% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake linings and pads (61% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Brake pads (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs and drums (55% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.35% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (36% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system (28% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control (9.9% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (15% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Parking brake control (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Lever (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems (6.6% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Master cylinder (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid (38% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Flexible brake hoses (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (13% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear (11% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors (9.3% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Condition of glass (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Windscreen (43% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (39% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (14% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Suspension arm (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Mounting (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Axles (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Axle (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component (24% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Macpherson strut (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Sub-frames (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Sub-frame (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (9.2% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (10% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (18% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Transmission (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Drive shafts (55% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Joints (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.025% fail on Joints
    • 0.68% fail on Exhaust system (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Tank (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pipe (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Hose
    • 0.15% fail on Doors (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Front passenger's door (4.7% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Door condition (1.3% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other passenger's door (42% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Door condition (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers (12% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body (1.2% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Integral vehicle structure (7.1% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.051% fail on Engine mounting (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.025% fail on Bracket
    • 0.025% fail on Floor
    • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts (7.3% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (4.8% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Airbags
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Catalyst emissions (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested (2.0% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.25% fail on Fluid leaks (0.35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks (16% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.46% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering linkage components (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Locking devices (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.025% fail on Power steering
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle (10% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates (10% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Attachment (76% better than other 2009 cars)
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