Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2008
62.9% pass rate
from 3,593 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
    • 7.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Drive shafts (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front drive shafts (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.028% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.39% fail on Front
      • 0.028% fail on Rear
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.083% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Location
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.056% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.056% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.86% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.25% fail on Battery
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Individual lamps (95% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.083% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Hub components (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake back plates (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.028% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Components (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.083% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on ABS (85% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Valve stem (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.028% fail on Drag link end
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.056% fail on Requirements
  • 0.39% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust system (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.056% fail on Tank
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe
      • 0.028% fail on System
    • 0.083% fail on Emissions (92% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.056% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.056% fail on Chassis
    • 0.056% fail on Body condition
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate (57% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
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