Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2014
80.0% pass rate
from 44,558 tests in 2020
(2.8% 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.

  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (84% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Brake linings (76% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs and drums (0.32% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Brake discs (0.11% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0022% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.70% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (48% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.097% fail on Service brake imbalance (30% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (7.9% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (21% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0022% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.090% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (25% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0022% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0022% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.088% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (35% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Rbt (sp) (33% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake imbalance (39% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0022% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested (8.0% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (93% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-lock braking system (9.6% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic braking system (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Parking brake control (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Electronic parking brake (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Lever (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6.5% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic systems (12% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid (33% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (1.7% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4.6% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (27% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pedal (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Hand lever (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0022% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility (35% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (39% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (38% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Condition of glass (6.9% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Windscreen (5.0% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Window
    • 0.063% fail on Driver's view (16% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on View to rear (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Mirrors (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0045% fail on Bonnet (80% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (9.0% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (14% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Size/type (62% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Suspension (2.2% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (11% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (11% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (11% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (15% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint (31% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes (16% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Suspension arm (49% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joints (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (38% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Linkage (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Anti-roll bar (19% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Pins and bushes (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers (5.3% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings (11% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Other suspension component (8.2% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Ball joint dust cover (36% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut (30% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Macpherson strut (6.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Pins and bushes (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Suspension rods (64% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Pins and bushes (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Ball joint (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Ball joint dust cover (66% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Sub-frames (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0022% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0022% fail on Axles
      • 0.0022% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Direction indicators (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Flashing type (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Individual direction indicators (59% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0022% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0022% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp levelling device (40% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment (22% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Horn (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Trailer electrical socket (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0022% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.038% fail on Reversing lamps (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Reversing lamps (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Reversing lamp switch (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Position lamps (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Position lamp (55% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0067% fail on Rear reflectors (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0022% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0022% fail on Switch
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (9.2% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (10% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Compression ignition (47% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested (37% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0022% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.49% fail on Spark ignition (20% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3.6% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Catalyst emissions (64% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested (31% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0022% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.025% fail on Noise suppression (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Fluid leaks (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Engine oil leaks (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Other leaks (23% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.40% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0022% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.054% fail on Body (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Other body component (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Panel (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0022% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.027% fail on Doors (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Other passenger's door (39% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition (37% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Front passenger's door (72% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0045% fail on Door condition (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0022% fail on Catch
    • 0.013% fail on Seats (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat (49% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Tank
      • 0.0022% fail on System
    • 0.0090% fail on Bumpers (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Sub-frame (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0045% fail on Strengthening plate (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0022% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0022% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0022% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0022% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.26% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (26% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (2.2% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (2.9% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0022% fail on Requirements
    • 0.088% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0022% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0022% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.24% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering linkage components (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint (32% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Drag link end (17% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Locking devices (16% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.025% fail on Steering gear (52% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Operation
    • 0.011% fail on Steering play (4.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack (8.7% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Power steering (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0022% fail on Operation
      • 0.0022% fail on Other components
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (2.6% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment (21% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0022% fail on Hubs
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle (11% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates (11% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.0045% fail on Seat belt installation check (21% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Belt(s)/padding (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

  • Nissan Qashqai (2014 - 2021)
    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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