Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2006
53.2% pass rate
from 2,109 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primera is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.047% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.047% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.1% fail on Battery (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.095% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.047% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.047% fail on Lamp
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.095% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.90% fail on Front (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.095% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Axles
      • 0.047% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.047% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.047% fail on Component mounting
  • 14% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.52% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.095% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.4% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Hoses
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.095% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pivot
    • 0.047% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal
        • 0.047% fail on Condition
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
    • 0.047% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.047% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
      • 0.047% fail on Tank
  • 5.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Passengers airbag (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Rams (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Pump (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Steering box
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.047% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.43% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition
    • 0.095% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.095% fail on Doors
      • 0.095% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.047% fail on Body security
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Condition
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