Nissan Qashqai+2 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
61.0% pass rate
from 1,399 tests in 2020
(50% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai+2 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (38 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.071% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.071% fail on Levelling valve
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (98% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.50% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.071% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (84% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Lever
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.071% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.071% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.071% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.071% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.071% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.071% fail on Pedal
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.29% fail on Lever
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (94% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.071% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.071% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.071% fail on Undertray
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Airbags (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
      • 0.071% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.071% fail on Joints
    • 0.36% fail on Engine mounting (25 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Engine mounting condition (35 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.071% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.071% fail on Door condition
      • 0.071% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.071% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray
    • 0.071% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.071% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment
  • 0.36% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.071% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.071% 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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