Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 1996
64.4% pass rate
from 132 tests in 2020
(6.2% better than other 1996 cars)
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (95% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (61% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (44% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (10% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (10% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (49% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.76% fail on Joints
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (61% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (17% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (16% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis (0.14% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition (1.0% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.76% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 11% fail on Brakes (0.76% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance (33% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (35% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (10% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (7.2% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (45% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (53% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.76% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (18% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.76% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
  • 11% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (61% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (34% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (19% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.76% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.76% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (34% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Spark ignition (39% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (54% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (43% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3.5% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts (22% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas (50% worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility (67% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (64% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.76% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.76% fail on Operation
  • 0.76% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plates

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