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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 1996
49.2% pass rate
from 65 tests in 2017
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 1996 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (180% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp (190% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.5% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 9.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps
    • 9.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
  • 29% fail on Suspension
    • 9.2% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.6% fail on Front
    • 1.5% fail on General condition
    • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.5% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 28% fail on Brakes
    • 25% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 17% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 15% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1996 vans)
      • 9.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.1% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Valves
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Requirements
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.6% fail on Steering system
      • 4.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Body condition
    • 3.1% fail on Seats
      • 3.1% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 1996 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
  • 3.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on Tank
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate