Nissan Qashqai MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.3% pass rate
from 62,651 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Qashqai is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (47% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Size/type (65% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (22% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Washers
    • 0.083% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.083% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.059% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.021% fail on View to rear (52% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Mirrors (55% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0032% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Direction indicators (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Flashing type (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters (48% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0096% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0016% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.096% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Position lamps (56% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Position lamp (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.054% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.075% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Switch
      • 0.0032% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0016% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0016% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors (56% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0048% fail on Reversing lamps (88% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Reversing lamps (87% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (8.5% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (20% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (23% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (23% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0032% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0016% fail on Cable
        • 0.0016% fail on Lever
    • 0.41% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0080% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0064% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0016% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Rbt (sp) (34% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.041% fail on Rbt
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested (58% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-lock braking system (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0032% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.059% fail on Parking brake control (41% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Electronic parking brake (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Lever
    • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0016% fail on Valves
    • 0.024% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0080% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (91% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Pedal (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.0064% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0064% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0016% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 0.86% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint (44% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0096% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage ball joints (64% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.029% fail on Wheel bearings (45% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Macpherson strut (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0016% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.019% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Coil spring (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0032% fail on Mounting
    • 0.0064% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0032% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0016% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0048% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0016% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0016% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0016% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.47% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust emissions (21% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition (35% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Catalyst emissions (74% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (39% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0080% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (83% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0016% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0016% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Sound deadening material
    • 0.013% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0080% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0048% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.0016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0032% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0032% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle (29% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates (29% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Body
      • 0.030% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0080% fail on Panel
      • 0.0016% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0016% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.040% fail on Transmission (48% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Drive shafts (47% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Joints (45% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0016% fail on Joints
    • 0.022% fail on Undertray (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0048% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0048% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0032% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0016% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0016% fail on Catch
    • 0.013% fail on Bumpers (59% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0016% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0048% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0016% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0016% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0016% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0016% fail on Load security
      • 0.0016% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0016% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.0016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0016% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Condition
  • 0.027% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0048% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0032% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0016% fail on Operation
    • 0.0016% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0016% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0016% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0016% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0016% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0016% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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