Nissan Qashqai+2 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
58.8% pass rate
from 1,426 tests in 2020
(34% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai+2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage (32% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Springs (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Coil spring (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.070% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps (90% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (70% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (5.2% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Individual direction indicators (63% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (40% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies) (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (29% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.070% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Brakes (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (89% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs and drums (34% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Brake discs (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (21% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance (30% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance (3.3% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (30% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp) (28% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake control (79% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Lever (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever (79% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (7.7% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Electronic stability control (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.070% fail on Valves
    • 0.14% fail on Rigid brake pipes (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.070% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (6.0% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type (3.8% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on View to rear
      • 0.070% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering gear (5.0% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (1.0% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Steering play
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Bracket (21 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (0.0093% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.070% fail on Hinge
      • 0.070% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.070% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Body
      • 0.070% fail on Other body component
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (13% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.070% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.070% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.070% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.070% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (11% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Catalyst emissions (58% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.070% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.070% fail on Requirements
    • 0.070% fail on Airbags
      • 0.070% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates (73% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels (10% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment (52% worse than other 2011 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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