Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2001
52.1% pass rate
from 397 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.25% fail on Couplings
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Location
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (58% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.25% fail on Lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 4.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on ABS
    • 0.76% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.50% fail on Other components
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
      • 0.25% fail on System
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.50% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.50% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.50% fail on Chassis
    • 0.50% fail on Body condition
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate
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