Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2000
48.1% pass rate
from 871 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Battery (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.46% fail on Horn
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
  • 21% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Rear wheels (65% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.46% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.8% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on ABS (91% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Restricted movement
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 8.6% fail on Prescribed areas (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Component mounting (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.80% fail on Front
      • 0.23% fail on Rear (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (68% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (53% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.57% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Pump
    • 0.57% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
        • 0.11% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.34% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Towbars
    • 0.34% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
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