Nissan Qashqai+2 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
52.2% pass rate
from 2,115 tests in 2020
(41% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai+2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 14% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 12% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes (96% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.047% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.095% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Coil spring (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.047% fail on Axles
      • 0.047% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.047% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (66% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Electrical equipment (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (59% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.047% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.047% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.61% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.047% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 13% fail on Brakes (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Brake pads (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.095% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.095% fail on Cable
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Parking brake performance (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.095% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Hand lever (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.43% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.43% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.33% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.095% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.047% fail on Servos
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.047% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.14% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.14% fail on Joints
      • 0.047% fail on Belts
    • 0.61% fail on Engine mounting (22 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Engine mounting condition (26 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Bracket (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
      • 0.047% fail on Panel
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray
    • 0.095% fail on Seats
      • 0.095% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.047% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.047% fail on Tank
    • 0.047% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.047% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.047% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.047% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.047% fail on Power steering
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
    • 0.047% fail on Steering play
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.90% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.095% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.85% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.095% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.095% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.047% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.047% fail on Undertray
    • 0.095% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Airbags
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
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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