Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 1996
50.0% pass rate
from 190 tests in 2020
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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.53% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.53% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.53% fail on Lever
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.53% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.53% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.4% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.53% fail on Cabs
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.53% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.53% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.53% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.53% fail on Springs
      • 0.53% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.53% fail on Coil spring
  • 8.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (97% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on View to rear
      • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.53% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.53% fail on Other components
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates

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