Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2009
55.2% pass rate
from 2,204 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 16% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 11% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Suspension arm (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings (13% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Sub-frames (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.091% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Decelerometer (37 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance (120 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.045% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.045% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (35% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (38% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (35% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (50% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.091% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (10% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp) (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (62% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums (20% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs (24% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Brake drums (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (24% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Cable (5.7% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Lever (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (31% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever (14% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control (7.6% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.045% fail on Servos
    • 0.045% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.091% fail on Steering gear (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Steering rack (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Steering play (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Steering rack (78% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Electrical equipment (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Battery(ies) (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Horn (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Position lamps (30% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.045% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.045% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.045% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.045% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (51% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Emissions not tested (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.045% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.091% fail on Noise suppression (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.045% fail on Undertray
    • 0.045% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.045% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility (4.6% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (5.5% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on View to rear
      • 0.045% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (2.7% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type (30% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission (21% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (36% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Prop shaft (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (27% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Tank (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.14% fail on Body (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.045% fail on Panel
      • 0.045% fail on Other body component
    • 0.045% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.045% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.045% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.045% fail on Chassis
      • 0.045% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.045% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.045% fail on Doors
      • 0.045% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.045% fail on Door condition
    • 0.045% fail on Seats
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Requirements
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels (18% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
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