Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.0% pass rate
from 34,908 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (7.4% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0029% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0029% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0029% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (49% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Individual lamps (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Horn
    • 0.043% fail on Battery
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Hazard warning (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Switch
      • 0.0057% fail on Lamp
    • 0.0057% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0029% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (70% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (15% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0086% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0029% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components (70% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.032% fail on Brake linings (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0029% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear wheels (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front wheels (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.077% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0086% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0029% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Fitment (21 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (31% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Components
        • 0.074% fail on Hoses
        • 0.011% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.043% fail on Leaks (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Lever
    • 0.049% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.043% fail on ABS
    • 0.017% fail on Service brake control components (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pedal (70% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Anti-slip (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front drive shafts (39% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Constant velocity joints (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0057% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.14% fail on Front (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Rear
    • 0.097% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Location
    • 0.054% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Condition
    • 0.043% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Attachment
    • 0.029% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Attachment (16 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0029% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0029% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0029% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0029% fail on Spring mounting
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.023% fail on Size/type (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (92% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.49% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (88% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (95% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0029% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate (25% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering system (30% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (32% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0029% fail on Free play
        • 0.0029% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0086% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0057% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0029% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0029% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0057% fail on Power steering (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0029% fail on Rams
    • 0.0029% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.066% fail on Body condition
    • 0.063% fail on Doors
      • 0.032% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0086% fail on Drivers
    • 0.029% fail on Engine mountings (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Body security
    • 0.0086% fail on Seats (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0029% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0029% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0029% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0029% fail on Load security
      • 0.0029% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0029% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Emissions (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.023% fail on Fuel system (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Cap (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0057% fail on System
      • 0.0029% fail on Pipe
    • 0.017% fail on Exhaust system (96% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.0029% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0029% fail on Adjustable 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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