Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.5% pass rate
from 1,402 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.64% fail on Rear lamps (68% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.071% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.071% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Fog lamp (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
      • 0.071% fail on Lamp
    • 0.071% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.071% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.071% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.9% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes (55% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.071% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.4% fail on ABS (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.071% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.071% fail on Pedal
        • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.071% fail on Cable
    • 0.071% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.071% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 15% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Component mounting (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.71% fail on Spring mounting (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (35% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Front drive shafts (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.071% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
      • 0.071% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Front
      • 0.071% fail on Rear
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (32% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Mirrors (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.29% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Body condition (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Body security (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
    • 0.071% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Passengers
  • 5.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Steering system (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Pump
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.071% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
  • 0.43% fail on Towbars (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)

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