Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.6% pass rate
from 14,915 tests in 2017
(26% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Couplings
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.19% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage condition (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 4.0% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.56% fail on Front (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Rear (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Location
    • 0.22% fail on Tie bars/rods (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
      • 0.0067% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0067% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on Trailing arms (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0067% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.0067% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.027% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.0067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0067% fail on Condition
    • 0.0067% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Front lamps (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.060% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.074% fail on Matched pair (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Battery
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.067% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.040% fail on Switch
      • 0.027% fail on Lamp
    • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Hub components (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.080% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.034% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (23% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.094% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.013% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.58% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Anti-slip (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Hydraulic systems (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Components (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Pipes (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
        • 0.040% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.067% fail on ABS (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability system (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0067% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0067% fail on Components
        • 0.0067% fail on Pipes
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.054% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.013% fail on Free play
        • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.0067% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0067% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0067% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0067% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0067% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.0067% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers airbag (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0067% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0067% fail on Anchorage's
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers front (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers other (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mountings (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
    • 0.067% fail on Seats
      • 0.060% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0067% fail on Passengers
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
    • 0.0067% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0067% fail on Chassis
  • 0.91% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Exhaust system (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Fuel system (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on System (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tank
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0067% fail on Cap
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.0067% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0067% fail on Vehicle structure
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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