Nissan Serena MOT Results

Registered in 1998
42.9% pass rate
from 91 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Serena is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Suspension (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 29% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 23% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Spring mounting (16 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 6.6% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Leaf springs (126 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 8.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.3% fail on Battery
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.1% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (16 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.8% fail on Front wheels (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 6.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.3% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other
  • 8.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Cap
      • 1.1% fail on System
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate

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