Nissan Serena MOT Results

Registered in 1999
41.6% pass rate
from 77 tests in 2020
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Serena is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 18% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.3% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.3% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 3.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 3.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.3% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 1.3% fail on Other braking system component
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.9% fail on Chassis
      • 3.9% fail on Chassis condition
      • 1.3% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
    • 2.6% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Panel
      • 1.3% fail on Other body component
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Pipe
    • 1.3% fail on Load security
      • 1.3% fail on Loading door
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.3% fail on Cabs
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 3.9% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (25 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 7.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on View to rear (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Mirrors (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Power steering
      • 2.6% fail on Other components (16 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.3% fail on Steering coupling
      • 1.3% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.3% fail on Steering play
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates

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