Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.4% pass rate
from 41,434 tests in 2017
(12% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (14% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.046% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0024% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (24% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Size/type (79% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.0024% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0048% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate lamp (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Front lamps (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Rear lamps (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Fog lamp (55% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Horn (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0024% fail on Lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0024% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.38% fail on Brake performance (27% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Rear wheels (42% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0097% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0072% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0097% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0097% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0048% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Parking brake (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Electronic parking brake (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.034% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.034% fail on Pedal
        • 0.031% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.0024% fail on Condition
    • 0.022% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.014% fail on ABS
  • 0.84% fail on Suspension
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (64% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0048% fail on Condition
      • 0.0024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0024% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.082% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.048% fail on Front
      • 0.017% fail on Rear
    • 0.065% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Front drive shafts (62% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Coil springs (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Location
    • 0.031% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.0097% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0097% fail on Condition
    • 0.0072% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Component mounting (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Subframe mounting (30 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0048% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0048% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0048% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (29% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.0024% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0024% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0024% fail on Belt(s)/padding
      • 0.0024% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.034% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.084% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.10% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.070% fail on Body condition
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0048% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0048% fail on Seats (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0024% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0024% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0024% fail on Load security
      • 0.0024% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.051% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Emissions (64% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0097% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0048% fail on Fuel system (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on System
  • 0.048% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Steering system (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0072% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0048% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0024% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering wheel
Read the Honest John Review

  • Nissan Qashqai (2014 on)
    Comfortable to drive with a robust interior, good engines, popularity means lots of choice on the used market.
  • 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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