Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2006
51.9% pass rate
from 8,331 tests in 2020
(10% worse than other 2006 cars)
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Springs (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring (57% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Other suspension component (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.40% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Suspension rod (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.048% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.024% fail on Axles (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Axle
      • 0.012% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 16% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.048% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.072% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.78% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.048% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (79% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Lever
        • 0.012% fail on Cable
        • 0.012% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Hand lever (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Flexible brake hoses (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-lock braking system (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability control (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.024% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.012% fail on Valves
    • 0.036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Leaks
    • 0.036% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.024% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (28% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.024% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.49% fail on Battery(ies) (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators (74% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on All direction indicators (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.048% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.048% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.036% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.012% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.012% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.012% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Transmission (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Drive shafts (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Joints (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Joints
        • 0.060% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.012% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.012% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.012% fail on Belts
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.096% fail on Pipe
      • 0.060% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Hose
    • 0.29% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.28% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.072% fail on Other passenger's door (67% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Chassis
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.096% fail on Other body component
      • 0.012% fail on Panel
    • 0.072% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.060% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.012% fail on Bracket
    • 0.060% fail on Undertray
    • 0.048% fail on Towbar
      • 0.036% fail on Other towbar components (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.036% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.036% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.036% fail on Cabs
      • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Steps
    • 0.024% fail on Seats (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's seat
  • 11% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Lock stop (45 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
        • 0.024% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.012% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.14% fail on Steering gear (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.048% fail on Power steering (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Other components
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
    • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.096% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.096% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Size/type (70% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.048% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (74% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Catalyst emissions (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.82% fail on Fluid leaks (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Engine oil leaks (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.048% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.024% fail on Undertray
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.096% fail on Requirements (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Airbags
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.012% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates (55% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Anchorages
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