Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.7% pass rate
from 3,652 tests in 2017
(5.1% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Position lamps (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear lamps (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.71% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.027% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.66% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.082% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.082% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.055% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.055% fail on Lamp
  • 17% fail on Suspension (12% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage condition (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts (32% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.082% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Rear (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.082% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.055% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.055% fail on Suspension unit (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.027% fail on Component mounting
  • 15% fail on Brakes (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.027% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.027% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Components (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes (59% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Hoses
        • 0.027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
      • 0.082% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.055% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.055% fail on Cable
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage
    • 0.027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.027% fail on Components
        • 0.027% fail on Hoses
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Size/type (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.082% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Drivers airbag (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Passengers airbag (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.74% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Requirements
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on System
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
      • 0.027% fail on Cap
  • 5.1% fail on Steering (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.027% fail on Lock stop
    • 2.2% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Pipes and hoses (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pump
      • 0.055% fail on Rams
    • 0.22% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Steering control
      • 0.027% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.88% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.082% fail on Seats
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers
    • 0.082% fail on Load security
      • 0.055% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.027% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.77% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Condition
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