Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 1999
54.4% pass rate
from 829 tests in 2020
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.

  • 18% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.24% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.36% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.12% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.48% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.36% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Panel
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar
      • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Bracket
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Floor
    • 0.12% fail on Cabs
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (71% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.97% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.48% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.97% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.60% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.60% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Springs
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring
  • 6.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.36% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 0.60% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (73% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.24% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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