Nissan Serena MOT Results

Registered in 1997
38.8% pass rate
from 80 tests in 2017
(35% worse than other 1997 cars)
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Serena is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Battery
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 28% fail on Suspension
    • 23% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 21% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Spring mounting (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 1.3% fail on Shackle
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 26% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.8% fail on Components
        • 7.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
      • 2.5% fail on Leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Steering system
      • 7.5% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering damper
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 1.3% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 7.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Valve stem
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 7.5% fail on Body condition (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers other
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Towbars
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure

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