Nissan Pixo MOT Results

Registered in 2013
76.4% pass rate
from 518 tests in 2020
(8.0% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pixo is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.19% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (82% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes (10% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (41% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs and drums (54% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance (1.6% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Rbt (0.35% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.39% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (4.0% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (3.3% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (26% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Bumpers (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Transmission (13% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Drive shafts (8.7% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Joints (7.9% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
  • 0.77% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Spark ignition (26% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (16% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.58% fail on Steering (35% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.39% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (13% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts (93% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% 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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