Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2003
50.9% pass rate
from 4,387 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (80% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Suspension arm (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Springs (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (26% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Coil spring (34% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Mounting (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.78% fail on Sub-frames (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Sub-frame (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.068% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.091% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.091% fail on Suspension rod (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.023% fail on Suspension unit
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (20% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (29% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Parking brake performance (35% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.091% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.91% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (47% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (sp) (56% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance (45% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.046% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (79% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (80% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.023% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.023% fail on Pivot
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.50% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.68% fail on Lever
    • 0.48% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Anti-lock braking system (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Electronic stability control (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.091% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.091% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.068% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.046% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.023% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.023% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp levelling device (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.023% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Horn
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.62% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type (92% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.091% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.068% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.023% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.023% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system (79% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Flexible couplings (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Joints
        • 0.23% fail on Prop shaft (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Flexible couplings (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.68% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.091% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Sub-frame condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.046% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
        • 0.023% fail on Catch
    • 0.43% fail on Chassis
      • 0.43% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.36% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Panel
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
      • 0.023% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.068% fail on Pipe
      • 0.046% fail on Tank
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar
      • 0.068% fail on Other towbar components (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.068% fail on Cabs
      • 0.046% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.023% fail on Steps
    • 0.023% fail on Floor
    • 0.023% fail on Seats
      • 0.023% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.023% fail on Undertray
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.091% fail on Operation
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
    • 0.068% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.046% fail on Steering column
    • 0.046% fail on Steering play
      • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.3% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.068% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 3.5% fail on Spark ignition (46% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (38% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested (40% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.57% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.068% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (19% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (28% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Size/type (86% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
    • 0.50% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Airbags
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.68% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.023% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.023% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.023% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.023% fail on Anchorages
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