Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2007
51.2% pass rate
from 13,235 tests in 2017
(23% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 10.0% fail on Front lamps (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.030% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (29% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (61% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators (46% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Fog lamp (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Battery
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.060% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.038% fail on Lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
      • 0.0076% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 26% fail on Suspension (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Condition (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage condition (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Presence
    • 6.9% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Couplings
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Sub-frames (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front
      • 0.068% fail on Rear (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (36 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Location
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.083% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Component mounting (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Radius arms (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Condition (31 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.045% fail on Macpherson strut (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.0076% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0076% fail on Suspension unit
  • 11% fail on Brakes (13% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Hub components (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.045% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.091% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Components (49% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Pipes (51% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses (54% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.015% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0076% fail on Pump
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
      • 0.053% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0076% fail on Operation
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.098% fail on ABS (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Electronic stability system (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Mechanical components (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Cable (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Lever
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet (79% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Size/type (72% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Steering rack (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Free play
        • 0.038% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.038% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.030% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.015% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.015% fail on Power steering (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0076% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0076% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Passengers airbag (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Requirements
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Passengers front (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Passengers other (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.076% fail on Seats
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers
    • 0.030% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.030% fail on Chassis
    • 0.030% fail on Body security
    • 0.030% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.015% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0076% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Emissions (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.068% fail on Tank (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0076% fail on Cap
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment (87% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
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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