Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.9% pass rate
from 8,900 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 10% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (63% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.88% fail on Other suspension component (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.056% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension rod (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.011% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit
  • 15% fail on Brakes (7.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (26% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.056% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.045% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.079% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.045% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Cable (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Lever
        • 0.011% fail on Linkage
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.63% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.079% fail on Pedal
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-lock braking system (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.079% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.045% fail on Other components
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.034% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.022% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.52% fail on Battery(ies) (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Horn (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.39% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on All direction indicators (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.056% fail on Switch
    • 0.056% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.034% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.034% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Transmission (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Joints (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.29% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
        • 0.067% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.022% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.011% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.011% fail on Belts
    • 0.71% fail on Integral vehicle structure (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.011% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on System (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.045% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Hose
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Front passenger's door (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Catch (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Other passenger's door (59% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Door condition (64% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Catch
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.045% fail on Door condition
    • 0.33% fail on Chassis
      • 0.33% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
      • 0.079% fail on Other body component
      • 0.011% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.067% fail on Towbar
      • 0.045% fail on Other towbar components (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.045% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.022% fail on Bracket
    • 0.022% fail on Undertray
    • 0.011% fail on Floor
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.011% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.011% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 10% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.011% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
    • 0.034% fail on Steering play (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility (9.6% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Size/type (77% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.011% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (62% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Engine oil leaks (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.011% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Requirements
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates (42% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Anchorages
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