Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2015
83.4% pass rate
from 8,510 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (200% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (200% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums (73% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Brake discs (70% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.54% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.071% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.071% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.059% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.024% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.024% fail on Rbt
          • 0.024% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.059% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.047% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.047% fail on Electronic parking brake (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.035% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.012% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.012% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.012% fail on Pedal
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.024% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.024% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.012% fail on View to rear
      • 0.012% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.80% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.024% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Dipswitch (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.082% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.047% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.071% fail on Position lamps (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Position lamp (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (86% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.012% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type
    • 0.012% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.012% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.024% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (80% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Spark ignition (65% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.012% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.53% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.082% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.082% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.024% fail on Springs (95% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Shock absorbers (92% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Body, chassis, structure (39% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.012% fail on Door condition
    • 0.071% fail on Transmission
      • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.059% fail on Joints
      • 0.012% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.012% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.024% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.012% fail on Hose
      • 0.012% fail on System
    • 0.024% fail on Towbar (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other towbar components (28 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Body
      • 0.012% fail on Other body component
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.094% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.082% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.012% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.012% fail on Steering play
      • 0.012% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.012% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.082% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.082% fail on Attachment
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  • Nissan X-Trail (2014 on)
    Good quality, practical interior. Efficient diesel engine with plenty of torque. Much improved CVT automatic transmission. Comfortable ride.

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