Nissan Qashqai+2 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
45.4% pass rate
from 2,441 tests in 2020
(48% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai+2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 18% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 13% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Suspension arm (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.74% fail on Other suspension component (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.082% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.041% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Position lamp (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.041% fail on Switch
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.041% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.49% fail on Horn
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.66% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Drive shaft (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.66% fail on Prop shafts (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.98% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Front passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Hinge
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.49% fail on Engine mounting (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Engine mounting condition (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Bracket
    • 0.25% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.041% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.082% fail on Panel
      • 0.082% fail on Other body component
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.082% fail on Load security (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Tailgate (32 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Tailgate condition (41 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on Pipe
  • 12% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Brake pads (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.082% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.041% fail on Cable
        • 0.041% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (79% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.29% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.41% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.041% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.041% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.082% fail on Rigid brake pipes (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 10% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.082% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.041% fail on Steering column
  • 8.7% fail on Visibility (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.082% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.082% fail on Requirements
    • 0.25% fail on Airbags (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.53% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.041% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.041% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.082% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.082% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.041% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.041% fail on Undertray
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Condition
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.082% fail on Seat belt installation check (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.041% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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