Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2007
53.8% pass rate
from 6,192 tests in 2020
(11% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (67% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.74% fail on Other suspension component (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.40% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.27% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.065% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.048% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.065% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 14% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.99% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (49% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Decelerometer (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.032% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.065% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.081% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.065% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.032% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.097% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.065% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.032% fail on Lever
        • 0.016% fail on Cable
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.66% fail on Lever (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.37% fail on Flexible brake hoses (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.097% fail on Anti-lock braking system (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.081% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.032% fail on Valves
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.097% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.048% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.032% fail on Servos
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.048% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.048% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.90% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.50% fail on Battery(ies) (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Horn
      • 0.081% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.47% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type (91% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Individual direction indicators (91% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.016% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.016% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.016% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 10% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.097% fail on Steering gear (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Steering play
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Joints (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
        • 0.032% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.016% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Tank (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Pipe
      • 0.065% fail on System
      • 0.032% fail on Hose
      • 0.016% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.15% fail on Undertray
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.097% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.048% fail on Other body component
      • 0.032% fail on Panel
      • 0.016% fail on Body condition
      • 0.016% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.081% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.048% fail on Bracket
      • 0.032% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.065% fail on Chassis
      • 0.065% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.048% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.032% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.016% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.016% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.016% fail on Seats
      • 0.016% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.016% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.097% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.065% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.065% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.065% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.048% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.032% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.016% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.048% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.032% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (63% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (37% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Emissions not tested (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.048% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.032% fail on Undertray
      • 0.016% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Size/type (81% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.081% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 0.016% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.016% fail on Speedometer
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