Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2001
58.1% pass rate
from 484 tests in 2020
(5.9% better than other 2001 cars)
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.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (30% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (47% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (50% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters (9.0% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment (2.8% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Position lamps (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Position lamp (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 13% fail on Brakes (8.2% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (14% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (1.7% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (12% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (5.6% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (18% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (14% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (11% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (5.4% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance (73% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (7.6% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (5.7% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (9.7% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (26% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Transmission (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Joints (23% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (26% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (11% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.21% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition (73% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Body (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Panel (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 0.21% fail on Floor
  • 8.9% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (26% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint dust cover (24% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames (89% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Sub-frame (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.41% fail on Other suspension component (20% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.21% fail on Springs
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (14% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Spark ignition (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.21% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (18% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on View to rear (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors (28% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (59% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (32% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (43% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.62% fail on Identification of the vehicle (32% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2001 cars)

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