Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2010
66.5% pass rate
from 27,290 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.029% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Individual lamps (34% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on All direction indicators (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0037% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Battery
    • 0.11% fail on Horn (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0073% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0037% fail on Switch
    • 0.0037% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 11% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage condition (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0037% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0037% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.026% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.026% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.31% fail on Front (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Rear (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0037% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Location
    • 0.044% fail on Shock absorbers (96% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Trailing arms (94% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0037% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.0037% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.0037% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (66% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Hub components (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Brake pads (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.051% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0073% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.022% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0037% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Components (56% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Operation
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0037% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability system (66% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.070% fail on Mechanical components (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Cable (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on ABS (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0037% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0037% fail on Leaks
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet (52% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Size/type (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (88% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.92% fail on Steering
    • 0.91% fail on Steering system
      • 0.64% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering rack (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0073% fail on Free play
        • 0.0073% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0073% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0037% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.0073% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0037% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.79% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Requirements
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN (24% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate (24% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.092% fail on Body condition
    • 0.081% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Doors (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0037% fail on Drivers
    • 0.048% fail on Seats
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0073% fail on Passengers
    • 0.029% fail on Body security (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Load security
      • 0.0073% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.19% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Exhaust system (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on System
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
      • 0.0073% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0037% fail on Cap
    • 0.051% fail on Emissions (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 2010 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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