Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 1997
52.0% pass rate
from 844 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 9.8% fail on Prescribed areas (51% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Component mounting (78% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Spring mounting
    • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (86% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front drive shafts (87% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (82% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Couplings
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front
    • 0.47% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (70% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.71% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.12% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Battery (84% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.95% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes (47% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
    • 5.1% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.71% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions (47% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.47% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 0.24% fail on Load security
      • 0.24% fail on Bootlid (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body security
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (55% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.47% fail on Other components
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Drive system (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pump (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Track rod end (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.12% fail on Towbars
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure

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