Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2004
51.4% pass rate
from 3,200 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Front lamps (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.031% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.031% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.031% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.031% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.031% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Battery (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.094% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.81% fail on Horn
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.094% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.031% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Attachment
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage condition (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
      • 0.031% fail on Presence
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
      • 0.72% fail on Front
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.97% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Component mounting (94% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.031% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.53% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.031% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.6% fail on Hub components (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.47% fail on Brake calipers (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Components (56% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes (70% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Hoses
        • 0.063% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
      • 0.063% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.031% fail on Operation
    • 0.88% fail on ABS
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.094% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.094% fail on Pedal
        • 0.063% fail on Condition
        • 0.031% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.031% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 10% fail on Tyres (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Size/type (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.031% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Pipe
      • 0.063% fail on Cap
      • 0.031% fail on System
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.094% fail on Rams (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.031% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.72% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.78% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers other (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.44% fail on Body condition
    • 0.094% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.094% fail on Load security
      • 0.063% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.031% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.063% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.063% fail on Chassis
    • 0.031% fail on Body security
    • 0.031% fail on Seats
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.063% fail on Condition
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