Nissan Qashqai+2 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
43.7% pass rate
from 469 tests in 2020
(39% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai+2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 20% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 14% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension arm (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (64% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Position lamp (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.85% fail on Horn
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 15% fail on Transmission (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 14% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 14% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Prop shafts (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Prop shaft
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front passenger's door (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.43% fail on Door condition
    • 0.64% fail on Undertray (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Engine mounting (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Engine mounting condition (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 14% fail on Brakes (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
    • 0.64% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 10% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Airbags
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.64% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
Read the Honest John Review

  • Nissan Qashqai (2007 - 2014)
    Very comfortable front seats with good ride. Feels well built. Strong Renault sourced dCi diesels. Elevated driving position and good visibility.

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