Nissan Primera MOT Results

Registered in 2006
52.5% pass rate
from 1,248 tests in 2020
(6.0% 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (10.0% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (11% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (11% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (35% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Horn (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Position lamps (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Position lamp (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.080% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes (6.8% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (5.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (4.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (8.4% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (3.5% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance (32% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (17% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (29% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Linkage
        • 0.080% fail on Relay lever
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.48% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Anti-lock braking system (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Pedal
      • 0.080% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Lever (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems (3.5% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.080% fail on Brake fluid
  • 13% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins and bushes (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover (0.70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (9.2% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint (2.2% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (64% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.080% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (2.8% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.080% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (7.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (8.1% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (0.15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (28% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Joints (32% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.080% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts (15% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Joints (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (4.8% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door (99% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door (32% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.080% fail on Door condition
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system (17% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Body (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis (20% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting condition (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.080% fail on Seats
      • 0.080% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.080% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.080% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.080% fail on Undertray
  • 7.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.080% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition (77% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.080% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Fluid leaks (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Engine oil leaks (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.32% fail on Airbags (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers airbag (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rams (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Operation
    • 0.96% fail on Steering linkage components (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.080% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.080% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates (31% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels (53% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment (37% better than other 2006 cars)
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