Nissan Pulsar MOT Results

Registered in 2016
88.7% pass rate
from 6,582 tests in 2020
(11% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Pulsar is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (98% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Size/type
    • 0.030% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.030% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.015% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Horn
      • 0.015% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.061% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.061% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.061% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.046% fail on Headlamps (91% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (83% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.30% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt
          • 0.091% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.061% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.061% fail on Rbt
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.030% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.030% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.030% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.030% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.030% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.091% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.091% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.091% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.091% fail on Lever
    • 0.076% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.061% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.015% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 1.2% fail on Visibility (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Washers
    • 0.40% fail on Wipers (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.061% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.030% fail on View to rear
      • 0.030% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.015% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Springs
      • 0.046% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.046% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.046% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.015% fail on Axles
      • 0.015% fail on Axle
    • 0.015% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.17% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.015% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.030% fail on Compression ignition (83% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.091% fail on Steering
    • 0.046% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.046% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.015% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.015% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.091% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Body
      • 0.046% fail on Other body component
    • 0.015% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.015% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
    • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 0.076% fail on Identification of the vehicle (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Registration plates (68% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.076% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.076% fail on Attachment
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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