Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2006
53.0% pass rate
from 1,689 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Position lamp (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.059% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.89% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.059% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (75% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Mounting
    • 0.65% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.059% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.059% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.059% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.059% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.059% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.059% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.41% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.059% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.059% fail on Lever
        • 0.059% fail on Pivot
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.059% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.36% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.059% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.059% fail on Lever
    • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Master cylinder
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.7% fail on Spark ignition (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.059% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Engine oil leaks (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.059% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.059% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.059% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.059% fail on View to rear
      • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (47% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.059% fail on Joints
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.059% fail on Door condition
        • 0.059% fail on Catch
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.059% fail on Tank
      • 0.059% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.059% fail on Chassis
      • 0.059% fail on Chassis condition
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.95% fail on Condition (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Airbags
      • 0.059% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Rams (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.059% fail on Steering play
      • 0.059% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.36% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.059% fail on Condition
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