Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2013
80.2% pass rate
from 39,809 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Wipers (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.080% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0075% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0025% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plate lamp (25% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Position lamps (16% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.075% fail on Rear lamps (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0025% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.030% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.050% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.045% fail on Battery
    • 0.020% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
      • 0.0075% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0025% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.0075% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0025% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (68% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.020% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.015% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.99% fail on Brake performance (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear wheels (37% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance (91% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front wheels (29% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.090% fail on Components
        • 0.073% fail on Hoses (64% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0025% fail on Pipes
      • 0.020% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0025% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.040% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on ABS
    • 0.020% fail on Service brake control components (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pedal (60% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Anti-slip (62% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0025% fail on Condition
    • 0.018% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0025% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0025% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0025% fail on Components
        • 0.0025% fail on Servos
    • 0.0025% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.035% fail on Size/type (51% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (95% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0075% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.088% fail on Front
      • 0.053% fail on Rear
    • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (35% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front drive shafts (35% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Constant velocity joints (37% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0025% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0025% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0025% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0025% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.095% fail on Front suspension joints (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Location
      • 0.010% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Shock absorbers (96% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0050% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0050% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0025% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0025% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0025% fail on Spring mounting
  • 0.25% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.010% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0025% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.098% fail on Condition
      • 0.010% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0025% fail on Attachment
  • 0.20% fail on Registration plates and VIN (36% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate (35% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (61% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0075% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (54% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering system (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0075% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0025% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0050% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0025% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0025% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0025% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.098% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.038% fail on Body condition
    • 0.033% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0075% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.020% fail on Engine mountings (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0050% fail on Load security
      • 0.0050% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0025% fail on Seats
      • 0.0025% fail on Passengers
  • 0.070% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Emissions (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Fuel system (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Cap (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0025% fail on System
    • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.010% fail on Exhaust system (96% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.0025% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0025% 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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