Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2008
56.4% pass rate
from 4,097 tests in 2020
(9.2% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 15% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 12% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Suspension arm (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage
      • 0.073% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.85% fail on Other suspension component (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.049% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.54% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.073% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Mounting
    • 0.098% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.073% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.049% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (85% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 14% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.24% fail on Decelerometer (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (38 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.049% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.024% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.098% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.049% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (28% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance (59% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (55% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (69% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.049% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.073% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.049% fail on Cable
        • 0.024% fail on Lever
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Hand lever (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.098% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
    • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.024% fail on Brake fluid
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Position lamp (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp levelling device (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Horn (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type (91% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Individual direction indicators (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.049% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.024% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.024% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.073% fail on Steering gear (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Steering play
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Compression ignition (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.073% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.073% fail on Particulate filter (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition (34% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.049% fail on Catalyst emissions (97% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.098% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.024% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Undertray
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility (18% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.049% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.049% fail on View to rear
      • 0.049% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.024% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.024% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (35% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Joints (34% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.32% fail on Prop shafts (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.59% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.049% fail on Tank
      • 0.049% fail on Pipe
      • 0.049% fail on System
      • 0.024% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.098% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.098% fail on Door condition
      • 0.049% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
        • 0.024% fail on Catch
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
    • 0.098% fail on Body
      • 0.073% fail on Other body component
      • 0.024% fail on Panel
    • 0.073% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.049% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.073% fail on Chassis
      • 0.073% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.049% fail on Seats
      • 0.049% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.024% fail on Towbar
      • 0.024% fail on Other towbar components
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Requirements
    • 0.024% fail on Airbags
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
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