Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2010
57.3% pass rate
from 32,324 tests in 2020
(26% 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.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0093% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.63% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Coil spring (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0031% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0031% fail on Attachment bracket
      • 0.0031% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.53% fail on Other suspension component (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.33% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.080% fail on Suspension rods (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0062% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.062% fail on Shock absorbers (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0062% fail on Axles (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (91% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp (78% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0062% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on All position lamps (95% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (91% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Individual direction indicators (39% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on All direction indicators (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Horn (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0062% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0031% fail on Switch
      • 0.0062% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0062% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.059% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0031% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0031% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0031% fail on Switch
    • 0.0031% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0031% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Brake linings (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0093% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.096% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.071% fail on Cable
        • 0.025% fail on Lever
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0093% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (17% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (17% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0093% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0031% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0031% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.31% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (28% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp) (27% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (38% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0031% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Lever (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability control (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Anti-lock braking system (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rigid brake pipes (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.062% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake fluid (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0031% fail on Servos
      • 0.0031% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.019% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0093% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0093% fail on Servos
    • 0.0062% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0062% fail on Other components
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.087% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.080% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0062% fail on Window
    • 0.046% fail on Bonnet (59% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (18% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type (42% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Flexible couplings (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0031% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.0031% fail on Belts
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Bracket (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on System
      • 0.0062% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0031% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Panel
    • 0.049% fail on Seats
      • 0.046% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0031% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.046% fail on Doors (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition (58% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Catch
      • 0.0093% fail on Driver's door (76% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0093% fail on Catch (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Other passenger's door (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Door condition (88% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Catch
    • 0.025% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.015% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.012% fail on Other boot lid component (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Bumpers (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0031% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0031% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0031% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0031% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0031% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 3.8% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0062% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0031% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.031% fail on Steering gear (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Steering play
      • 0.031% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0031% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0031% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0031% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0031% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Compression ignition (21% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (47% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.012% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.012% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.55% fail on Spark ignition (63% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Catalyst emissions (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.099% fail on Fluid leaks (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Engine oil leaks (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0062% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0062% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.080% fail on Noise suppression (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.0093% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0093% fail on Requirements
    • 0.034% fail on Airbags
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Condition
    • 0.0031% fail on Hubs
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.0093% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0093% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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  • 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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