Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2000
52.0% pass rate
from 456 tests in 2020
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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.88% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.44% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.44% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.88% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.22% fail on Cable
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.88% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.44% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.22% fail on Lever
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Bumpers (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Chassis
      • 0.66% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.66% fail on Body
      • 0.44% fail on Other body component
      • 0.22% fail on Panel
    • 0.66% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
        • 0.22% fail on Catch
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Towbar
      • 0.22% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.44% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.22% fail on Springs
      • 0.22% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (93% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.22% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.44% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.22% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.22% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Airbags
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Pump

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