Nissan Pixo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
73.8% pass rate
from 2,264 tests in 2020
(13% better 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 Pixo is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Horn (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Individual direction indicators (67% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.088% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.044% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.044% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.044% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.088% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.044% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.044% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.044% fail on Cable
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
      • 0.088% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.088% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.088% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.044% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.044% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.84% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage ball joints (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.088% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.044% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.044% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.088% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.044% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.044% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.93% fail on Transmission
      • 0.93% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.84% fail on Joints
        • 0.044% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.044% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.35% fail on Doors (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.044% fail on Hose
    • 0.044% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.044% fail on Body
      • 0.044% fail on Other body component
    • 0.044% fail on Seats
      • 0.044% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
    • 0.044% fail on Airbags
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.53% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Spark ignition (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.088% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.044% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.044% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.044% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.31% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Locking devices (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering column
    • 0.044% fail on Steering play
      • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.044% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.044% fail on Condition
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  • Nissan Pixo (2009 - 2013)
    Cheap to buy new, low CO2 emissions and high economy mean it's cheap to run. Available with an automatic gearbox. Nicer seats than near identical Suzuki Alto.

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