Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.6% pass rate
from 125 tests in 2020
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 1999 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.80% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.80% fail on Horn
    • 0.80% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.80% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.80% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 17% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 8.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 7.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.80% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.4% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.80% fail on Servos
      • 0.80% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.6% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (7 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (15 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.80% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.80% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.80% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.80% fail on Pedal
    • 0.80% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.8% fail on Chassis (180% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 8.0% fail on Chassis condition (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 6.4% fail on Cabs (18 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Steps (17 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Mounting fixings (174 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Cab condition
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Panel
      • 1.6% fail on Other body component
      • 0.80% fail on Pillar
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Load security (24 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Dropside (57 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Dropside condition (69 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.80% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.80% fail on Tank
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.80% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.80% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.80% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.80% fail on Other components
        • 0.80% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering play (8 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Steering box (34 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.80% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.80% fail on Steering box
    • 0.80% fail on Power steering
      • 0.80% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 13% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 7.2% fail on Washers
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition