Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2009
57.8% pass rate
from 21,099 tests in 2017
(29% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (48% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Front lamps (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on All position lamps (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.076% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Battery
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Switch (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0047% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.090% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0047% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Suspension (88% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage condition (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.0047% fail on Presence
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0047% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.062% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.46% fail on Front (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Rear (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Location
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Radius arms (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Trailing arms (93% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0095% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0095% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0047% fail on Axles
      • 0.0047% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0047% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0047% fail on Component mounting
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Hub components (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake linings (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.024% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels (29% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0047% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0047% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake control components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Components (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.090% fail on Pipes (82% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0095% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.076% fail on Leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0047% fail on Operation
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.076% fail on ABS (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Electronic stability system (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0047% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Indirect vision devices (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Size/type (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0047% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (94% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Steering rack (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Free play
        • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.019% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.014% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0047% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0047% fail on Steering lock
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0095% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Passengers front (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers other (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mountings (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Body condition
    • 0.081% fail on Seats
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0047% fail on Passengers
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
    • 0.0047% fail on Load security
      • 0.0047% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.62% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on System
      • 0.047% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Cap (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Hose
      • 0.0047% fail on Pipe
    • 0.090% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment (74% worse than other 2009 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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