Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2001
40.7% pass rate
from 285 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 8.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.35% fail on Mounting
      • 0.70% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
  • 21% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.35% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.70% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.35% fail on Cable
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.70% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.35% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.35% fail on Other braking system component
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.35% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.70% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.70% fail on Tank
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe
    • 0.35% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.35% fail on Body
      • 0.35% fail on Panel
    • 0.35% fail on Floor
  • 9.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (85% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.7% fail on Steering
    • 6.3% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.35% fail on Washers
  • 2.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
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