Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.0% pass rate
from 1,348 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.074% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps (73% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Horn
    • 0.074% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.074% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.074% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (67% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Component mounting (92% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.67% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (96% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front drive shafts (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.82% fail on Front
      • 0.30% fail on Rear (74% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
    • 0.96% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake performance (65% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.96% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (26% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 3.4% fail on Hoses (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on ABS (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.074% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.96% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.074% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.074% fail on Lever
  • 8.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions (34% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Tank
      • 0.074% fail on Pipe
      • 0.074% fail on Cap
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (81% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers
    • 0.074% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.074% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.37% fail on Other components
    • 0.45% fail on Steering system (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.074% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.22% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Towbars
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle structure

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