Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2004
54.1% pass rate
from 7,417 tests in 2017
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment
      • 0.040% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.067% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Location
    • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Spring mounting (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Macpherson strut (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Trailing arms (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.067% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Fog lamp (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type (94% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual lamps (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Side repeaters (95% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.081% fail on Switch
      • 0.054% fail on Lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Horn (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.067% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.040% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake operation (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.027% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake calipers (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake back plates (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.1% fail on Components (14% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.66% fail on Hoses (38% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.013% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.081% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Fitment
    • 0.69% fail on Restricted movement (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Service brake control components (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Pedal (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Mechanical components (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Cable (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Steering system (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Steering rack (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.027% fail on Steering arm (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Free play
        • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.040% fail on Other components
    • 0.094% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.054% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.027% fail on Steering control
      • 0.013% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.013% fail on Steering column
  • 7.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Fuel system (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.081% fail on Tank
      • 0.040% fail on Hose
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.094% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.054% fail on Mirrors (84% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.77% fail on Body condition
    • 0.49% fail on Vehicle structure (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Chassis (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers
    • 0.094% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.040% fail on Body security
    • 0.040% fail on Load security
      • 0.027% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.013% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (44% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.66% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 0.067% fail on Towbars
    • 0.040% fail on Towbar
    • 0.027% fail on Vehicle structure
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