Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2009
58.4% pass rate
from 2,359 tests in 2020
(14% 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.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 15% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 13% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.042% fail on Suspension arm
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.085% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.93% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.085% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.042% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.13% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.042% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.042% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.042% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.085% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (20 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (66 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.085% fail on Decelerometer (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.085% fail on Cable
        • 0.042% fail on Lever
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.51% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.085% fail on Pedal
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.085% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.042% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.042% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.30% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.085% fail on Direction indicators (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Flashing type (95% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Individual direction indicators (92% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.042% fail on Steering play
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (71% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.042% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.042% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.042% fail on Undertray
  • 5.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.085% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.085% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.085% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.042% fail on View to rear
      • 0.042% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
        • 0.042% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.51% fail on Undertray (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Chassis (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis condition (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.042% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.042% fail on Towbar
      • 0.042% fail on Coupling
    • 0.042% fail on Doors
      • 0.042% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.042% fail on Door condition
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.89% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
    • 0.042% fail on Airbags
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.30% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.085% fail on Road Wheels (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Attachment
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