Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.3% pass rate
from 2,933 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamps (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.034% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.034% fail on Matched pair
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.034% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.034% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.7% fail on Battery (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.068% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.068% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.068% fail on Lamp
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Brakes (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.034% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.0% fail on Components
        • 4.1% fail on Pipes
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Hub components (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.51% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.034% fail on Pedal
        • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.034% fail on Cable
  • 16% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.92% fail on Linkage condition (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
      • 0.034% fail on Presence
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
    • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front drive shafts (37% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (37% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.068% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.068% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Component mounting (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.14% fail on Rear (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.068% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
    • 0.068% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.068% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.034% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.75% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.068% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.068% fail on Tank
      • 0.068% fail on Cap
      • 0.034% fail on Hose
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
      • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Requirements
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
  • 3.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.99% fail on Vehicle structure (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Chassis (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
    • 0.38% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body security
    • 0.068% fail on Seats
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
    • 0.034% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.034% fail on Load security
      • 0.034% fail on Tailgate
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (33% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Operation (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Rams
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Steering pivot point (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.24% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
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