Nissan Serena MOT Results

Registered in 1996
58.3% pass rate
from 84 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Serena is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.5% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Horn
    • 2.4% fail on Battery
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.8% fail on Spring mounting (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.3% fail on Components
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes
        • 2.4% fail on Reservoirs (18 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
        • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.2% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Valves
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
  • 7.1% fail on Steering
    • 7.1% fail on Steering system
      • 6.0% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
  • 3.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
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