Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.6% pass rate
from 29,116 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0034% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0034% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (15% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual lamps (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on All direction indicators (79% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Side repeaters (98% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0034% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Battery (73% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Horn (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.010% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0069% fail on Hazard warning (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Switch
    • 0.0034% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 7.8% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0034% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Front suspension joints (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Rear
    • 0.32% fail on Drive shafts (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front drive shafts (41% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Constant velocity joints (41% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0034% fail on Couplings
      • 0.0069% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0069% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.069% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Location
    • 0.052% fail on Tie bars/rods (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Bonded suspension (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Shock absorbers (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (57% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components (90% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.065% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0034% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance (70% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.65% fail on Front wheels (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.096% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.034% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.017% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0069% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Components (43% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Hoses
        • 0.038% fail on Pipes (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0034% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.096% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.096% fail on Pedal
        • 0.096% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.082% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.072% fail on ABS (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Mechanical components (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0034% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.048% fail on Size/type (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (85% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (87% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
  • 0.58% fail on Steering
    • 0.57% fail on Steering system
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.010% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0034% fail on Free play
        • 0.0034% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0069% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.0034% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0034% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.082% fail on Body condition
    • 0.038% fail on Doors (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0069% fail on Passengers front (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0069% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0069% fail on Load security
      • 0.0034% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0034% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0034% fail on Body security
  • 0.15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Emissions (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Fuel system (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Cap (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on System (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.0069% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0069% fail on Towbar
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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