Nissan Serena MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.3% pass rate
from 146 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan Serena is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Position lamps
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.68% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.68% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.68% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.68% fail on Switch
  • 28% fail on Suspension
    • 21% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 16% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Spring mounting (14 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.1% fail on Leaf springs (259 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes (493 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Shackle (684 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.68% fail on Rear
    • 0.68% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 6.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 8.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.2% fail on Components
        • 5.5% fail on Pipes
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses
        • 0.68% fail on Reservoirs
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal
        • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on System
      • 0.68% fail on Tank
      • 0.68% fail on Cap
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
  • 6.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.4% fail on Chassis
    • 3.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.68% fail on Doors
      • 0.68% fail on Passengers other
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Power steering
      • 2.1% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.68% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment

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