Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2011
64.6% pass rate
from 2,116 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (89% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 15% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 12% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Suspension arm (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (11% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.85% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings (87% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Springs
      • 0.047% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.047% fail on Coil spring
  • 11% fail on Brakes (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer (21 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (45 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (51% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Decelerometer (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.52% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.4% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (44% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (38% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Brake linings (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums (5.9% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Brake discs (5.5% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Cable (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Electronic stability control (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.095% fail on Flexible brake hoses (16% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.047% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.047% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.047% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.047% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility (14% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (15% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (14% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Condition of glass (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Windscreen (27% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.28% fail on Doors (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Fuel system (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Seats (95% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Body
      • 0.047% fail on Other body component
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type (2.7% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment (25% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies) (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Horn (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (29% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.047% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.047% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.047% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (79% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
        • 0.047% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.095% fail on Steering gear (36% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Steering rack (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering play
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.85% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Exhaust emissions (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Compression ignition (11% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (24% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.047% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.095% fail on Noise suppression (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Undertray (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.80% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3.2% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates (3.4% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels (0.79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Condition
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