Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 1998
49.5% pass rate
from 1,094 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (42% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (68% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (68% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.091% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.091% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Battery (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.091% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.091% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.091% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.091% fail on Lamp
    • 0.091% fail on Horn
    • 0.091% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (75% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (99% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.37% fail on Spring mounting
    • 7.9% fail on Drive shafts (87% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front drive shafts (87% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints (85% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.091% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front
      • 0.091% fail on Rear
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
      • 0.091% fail on Location
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 20% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (44% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
    • 6.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.2% fail on Components
        • 3.7% fail on Pipes
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.091% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks
    • 4.6% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (62% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Pipe
      • 0.091% fail on System
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.091% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.4% fail on Seat belts (69% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas (62% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Requirements
    • 0.091% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.091% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.091% fail on Doors
      • 0.091% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (75% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Operation
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system (95% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.091% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.091% fail on Condition

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