Nissan X-Trail MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.6% pass rate
from 16,042 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan X-Trail is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Brakes (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake linings (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs and drums (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (85% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.069% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.087% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.075% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.019% fail on Rbt
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.062% fail on Flexible brake hoses (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.019% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.050% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic parking brake (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.037% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.019% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (80% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pedal
    • 0.0062% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0062% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0062% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0062% fail on Other components
  • 3.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.68% fail on Stop lamp (74% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.025% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.100% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.081% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.056% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0062% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0062% fail on Horn
    • 0.044% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Position lamps (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Position lamp (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.012% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.037% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility (16% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.100% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0062% fail on Window
    • 0.069% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.025% fail on View to rear
      • 0.025% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0062% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.50% fail on Spark ignition (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.062% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.012% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray
  • 0.36% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.081% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0062% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.094% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0062% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.050% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.050% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0062% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0062% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0062% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.36% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.21% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0062% fail on Requirements
    • 0.019% fail on Airbags (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0062% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.056% fail on Transmission
      • 0.056% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.056% fail on Joints
    • 0.044% fail on Doors
      • 0.031% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0062% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0062% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0062% fail on Door condition
    • 0.031% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.012% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0062% fail on Pipe
    • 0.025% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.019% fail on Body
      • 0.012% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0062% fail on Panel
    • 0.012% fail on Towbar (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Other towbar components (19 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Seats
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0062% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0062% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.075% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.062% fail on Attachment
    • 0.012% fail on Condition
  • 0.025% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0062% fail on Other components
    • 0.0062% fail on Steering column
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