Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2014
82.0% pass rate
from 3,955 tests in 2020
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (77% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.025% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.025% fail on Cable
    • 0.86% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.076% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.076% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.025% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.051% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.051% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.051% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.025% fail on Lever
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.051% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Additional braking device
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on View to rear
      • 0.051% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.025% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.025% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.025% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.63% fail on Stop lamp (46% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamps (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.076% fail on Position lamps (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Position lamp (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.025% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.025% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.025% fail on Horn
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (92% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.051% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Springs
      • 0.025% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting
    • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.40% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.025% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.51% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.076% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Body, chassis, structure (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.025% fail on Pipe
      • 0.025% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.025% fail on System
    • 0.076% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Undertray
    • 0.025% fail on Towbar
      • 0.025% fail on Coupling
    • 0.025% fail on Body
      • 0.025% fail on Other body component
    • 0.025% fail on Doors
      • 0.025% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
  • 0.23% fail on Steering
    • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.025% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.025% fail on Power steering
      • 0.025% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.025% fail on Steering play
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Nissan X-Trail (2014 on)
    Good quality, practical interior. Efficient diesel engine with plenty of torque. Much improved CVT automatic transmission. Comfortable ride.
  • Nissan X-Trail (2007 - 2014)
    Excellent drive on tarmac and very competent off road, large boot, plenty of standard equipment.

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