Nissan Pixo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
69.5% pass rate
from 4,231 tests in 2020
(18% 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
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Horn (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual direction indicators (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Side repeaters (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.071% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.071% fail on Switch
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.024% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.024% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.024% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.024% fail on Rod
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (41% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.38% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.071% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal
      • 0.024% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.047% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.76% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage ball joints (96% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Axle (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.071% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.071% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.047% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Transmission (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Drive shafts (46% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Joints (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.047% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.047% fail on Joints
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Catch
      • 0.19% fail on Front passenger's door (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.095% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.047% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.024% fail on Hose
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
    • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.047% fail on Body
      • 0.047% fail on Other body component
    • 0.024% fail on Seats
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.99% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Airbags
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Catalyst emissions (44% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.095% fail on Compression ignition (94% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.024% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.38% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.095% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Attachment
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