Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.5% pass rate
from 1,673 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Linkage
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 5.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.3% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.18% fail on Mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.90% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.78% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.36% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.66% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.060% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type (92% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.060% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.060% fail on Switch
    • 0.060% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.060% fail on Switch
    • 0.060% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.060% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.060% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (40% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.90% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.90% fail on Lever
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.60% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.060% fail on Pedal
    • 0.42% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Transmission (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Joints (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (48% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Chassis
      • 0.72% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
        • 0.12% fail on Catch (32 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.060% fail on System
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
      • 0.060% fail on Other body component
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Floor
    • 0.060% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.060% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.060% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.060% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.060% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.42% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.12% fail on Sound deadening material (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 0.84% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
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