Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.5% pass rate
from 744 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.81% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.81% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.67% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance (75% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Brake pads (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (53% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.13% fail on Other braking system component
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system (50% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Transmission
      • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.1% fail on Joints
        • 0.27% fail on Flexible couplings (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
    • 2.7% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Strengthening plate (25 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame condition (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Bumpers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Body
      • 0.67% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.54% fail on Towbar (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.13% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (99% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.67% fail on Pins and bushes (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.54% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.13% fail on Leaf spring
      • 0.13% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.54% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 9.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.54% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.54% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Airbags
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Steering linkage components (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Locking devices (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pump
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment

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